factorage

[ fak-ter-ij ]
/ ˈfæk tər ɪdʒ /

noun

the action or business of a factor.
the allowance or commission paid to a factor.

Nearby words

  1. factor viii,
  2. factor x,
  3. factor xi,
  4. factor xii,
  5. factor xiii,
  6. factorial,
  7. factorial experiment,
  8. factorially,
  9. factoring,
  10. factorize

Origin of factorage

First recorded in 1605–15; factor + -age

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Examples from the Web for factorage

  • The factorage system appears to have been introduced in Virginia around 1625, and was actually a part of the consignment system.

  • The Revolution cut the connection between England and the Virginia planters, but the factorage system was not destroyed.



British Dictionary definitions for factorage

factorage

/ (ˈfæktərɪdʒ) /

noun

the commission payable to a factor
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