- pasturage for pigs, esp in a forest
- the right to pasture pigs in a forest
- payment for this
- acorns, beech mast, etc, on which pigs feed
Word Origin for pannage
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Historical Examples of pannage
Pannage is paid in the same way for the swine grazing in the woods.Villainage in England
We constantly find such entries as "a wood for pannage of fifty hogs."
The pannage pig or the grass swine, which the villeins give in return for mast and herbage, is often mentioned.
He must pay toll to the bishop when he buys and sells; he must pay tace, apparently the pannage of a later time, for his pigs.