maritage

/ (ˈmærɪtɪdʒ) /

noun feudal history

the right of a lord to choose the spouses of his wards
a sum paid to a lord in lieu of his exercising this right

Nearby words

  1. maris, roger eugene,
  2. marisat,
  3. marish,
  4. marisol,
  5. marist,
  6. maritain,
  7. maritain, jacques,
  8. marital,
  9. marital therapy,
  10. maritally

Word Origin for maritage

C16: from Medieval Latin marītāgium, a Latinized form of French mariage marriage

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