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stillage

[stil-ij] /ˈstɪl ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a low platform on which goods are stored in a warehouse or factory to keep them off the floor, to aid in handling, etc.
Compare skid (def 3).
Origin of stillage
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Dutch stellage, equivalent to stell(en) to place + -age -age
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stillage

/ˈstɪlɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a frame or stand for keeping things off the ground, such as casks in a brewery
2.
a container in which goods, machinery, etc, are transported
Word Origin
C16: probably from Dutch stillagie frame, scaffold, from stellen to stand; see -age
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