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pastorage

[ pas-ter-ij, pah-ster- ]
/ ˈpæs tər ɪdʒ, ˈpɑ stər- /
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noun
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Origin of pastorage

First recorded in 1655–65; pastor + -age
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How to use pastorage in a sentence

  • "Because I can't go to the pastorage myself isn't any reason why you should stick at home, too," she told them.

    Heart of Gold|Ruth Alberta Brown
  • But the Baronet being one in the domestic circle of the Pastorage, was to be yet further postponed.

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