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hidage

n.

late 12c., from Anglo-Latin hidagium, from hida (see hide (n.2)); also see -age.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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Historical Examples

  • The youngest professes to give us a statement about the hidage of thirteen counties.

    Domesday Book and Beyond

    Frederic William Maitland

  • But, after all that we have seen of symmetrical districts and reductions of hidage, we ought not to take fright at this point.

    Domesday Book and Beyond

    Frederic William Maitland

  • They all point to great reductions of hidage, which seem to have been distributed with a fairly even hand.

    Domesday Book and Beyond

    Frederic William Maitland

  • The inclusion of stretches of Welsh ground increases the population without adding to the hidage of some western counties.

    Domesday Book and Beyond

    Frederic William Maitland