noun Old English Law.

the privilege allowed the king's butler to take a certain quantity of every cask of wine imported by an alien.

Nearby words

  1. butler, benjamin franklin,
  2. butler, joseph,
  3. butler, nicholas murray,
  4. butler, pierce,
  5. butler, samuel,
  6. butlery,
  7. buto,
  8. butoconazole nitrate,
  9. butorphanol,
  10. butsu

Compare prisage.

Origin of butlerage

First recorded in 1485–95; butler + -age

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