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

Origin of factorage

First recorded in 1605–15; factor + -age
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Examples from the Web for factorage

Historical Examples of 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



the commission payable to a factor
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