escuage

[es-kyoo-ij]

Origin of escuage

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

noun
  1. (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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