[ met-uh-yahzh, mey-tuh- ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈyɑʒ, ˌmeɪ tə- /
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the system of agriculture based on the use of métayers.
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Some have adopted the metayage system; others get the field-work done by the peasants at so much per acre.Russia|Donald Mackenzie Wallace