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parage

(ˈpærɪdʒ)
n
1. archaic lineage, family, or birth
2. obsolete equality in rank or status
3. (Law) a type of feudal land tenure under which there would be equality in the division of an inheritance among those of the same blood
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An official statement read, "Officials of the Pune division of Central Railway, identified as R N Gupta, the then senior divisional engineer (co-ordination), Santosh Parage, senior divisional finance manager, and M S Rajput, the then senior divisional electrical engineer (Traction Distribution) entered into criminal conspiracy with each other and private contractor Rahul Choudhary of Mangalmurty Constructions, Pune."
He kept the superlative to characterize Igerne: "There was no lady so fair in all the land" (n'en ot plus bele en tut le regne /verse 24/), but he also added two more verses which would subsequently become the most frequent description of women in the courtly literature of the 12th-14th centuries: "Right courteous was the dame, noble of peerage" (curteise esteit e bele e sage, e si esteit de grant parage /verses 25-26/).
Si fumes arive e tiel est le lignage; N'i ad un de nus tuz ki ne seit de parage, E parmi tut ijoe sur eus oi seignorage E si sui joveignur d[e] els tuz par eage.
When pe Holy Gost to them come, They faryd as dronk men of pymente or vernage; And sythen how pat he lykenyd hymself a lord of parage, On hys fatherys ryght hond he hym sett.
Erica Parage is senior director of political affairs, grassroots advocacy & multi-unit franchisee engagement for the International Franchise Association.
I was committid and made a mayster-mon here To sytte vpon sayd causes, his cite I zemyd Vnder a prince of parage of paynymes laghe, And vche segge pat him sewide pe same faythe trowid.
The second part of theSong of the Crusade Against the Albigensians, an epic fragment written by an unknown poet of Toulouse, dwellsexplicitly on the spirituality of the threatened civilization, and thepoet uses the same two words, prix and parage, pride and courtesy, to mourn their loss, two inestimable values incourtly love (Weil, 40).
(18) In Cleanness, the narrator presents Christ in aristocratic terms as a "Prynce of parage noble" who is "ful cortays" (167, 1089) to those who adhere to his standards of purity.