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factorage

[fak-ter-ij]
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noun
  1. the action or business of a factor.
  2. the allowance or commission paid to a factor.
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Origin of factorage

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

Historical Examples

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

    Tobacco in Colonial Virginia

    Melvin Herndon

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


British Dictionary definitions for factorage

factorage

noun
  1. the commission payable to a factor
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