escuage


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escuage

(ˈɛskjʊɪdʒ)
n
(Historical Terms) (in medieval Europe) another word for scutage
[C16: from Old French, from escu shield, from Latin scūtum]
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Lastly, more than once I turned to the footnotes for a paragraph dealing with specific and obscure legal terminology, only to be redirected to general secondary studies (30 n18; 32 n21; 85 n19; 101 n2; 108 n28), or even a complete silence after a litany of terms like 'socage, escuage, burgage, frankalmoin, frankmarraige, villenage, and so on' (27, cf.