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factorage

[fak-ter-ij] /ˈfæk tər ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the action or business of a factor.
2.
the allowance or commission paid to a factor.
Origin of factorage
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; factor + -age
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  • The Revolution cut the connection between England and the Virginia planters, but the factorage system was not destroyed.

  • The factorage system appears to have been introduced in Virginia around 1625, and was actually a part of the consignment system.

British Dictionary definitions for factorage

factorage

/ˈfæktərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the commission payable to a factor
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