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1. See angary.
2. The compulsory maintenance of horses and couriers for use by the imperial postal service, required of local administrators under Roman law.
3. Service demanded by a feudal lord in excess of custom or law.
[Latin, compulsory service related to the imperial postal service; see angary.]
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(Animals) any of various shellfish of the genus Angaria
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