[ mee-tij ]
/ ˈmi tɪdʒ /
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the official measurement of contents or weight.
the charge for such measurement.
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Example sentences from the Web for metage
They have stands free of expense, and pay less for metage and dues than others.Picturesque Sketches of London, Past and Present|Thomas Miller
British Dictionary definitions for metage
/ (ˈmiːtɪdʒ) /
the official measuring of weight or contents
a charge for this
Word Origin for metage
C16: from mete 1
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