plunderage

[pluhn-der-ij]
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Origin of plunderage

First recorded in 1790–1800; plunder + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for plunderage

plunderage

noun
  1. maritime law
    1. the embezzlement of goods on board a ship
    2. the goods embezzled
  2. the act of plundering
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