escuage

[ es-kyoo-ij ]
/ ˈɛs kyu ɪdʒ /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. escort carrier,
  2. escort fighter,
  3. escribe,
  4. escritoire,
  5. escrow,
  6. escudero,
  7. escudo,
  8. escuintla,
  9. esculapian,
  10. esculent

Origin of escuage

1505–15; < Anglo-French, Old French, equivalent to escu (< Latin scūtum shield) + -age -age

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British Dictionary definitions for escuage

escuage

/ (ˈɛskjʊɪdʒ) /

noun

(in medieval Europe) another word for scutage

Word Origin for escuage

C16: from Old French, from escu shield, from Latin scūtum

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