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fumage

[ fyoo-mij ]
/ ˈfyu mɪdʒ /
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noun Old English Law.
a tax payable to the king for each hearth in every house owned by a person not exempt from church taxes and poor taxes.
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Also feuage, fuage.

Origin of fumage

From the Medieval Latin word fūmāgium, dating back to 1745–55. See fume, -age
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