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thirlage

/ˈθɜːlɪdʒ/
noun (Scots law, formerly)
1.
an obligation imposed upon tenants of certain lands requiring them to have their grain ground at a specified mill
2.
the fee paid for grinding the grain
Word Origin
C16: variant of earlier thrillage, from thrill, Scottish variant of thrall
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