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[prahy-mij]
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noun

a small allowance formerly paid by a shipper to the master and crew of a vessel for the loading and care of the goods: now charged with the freight and retained by the shipowner.

Origin of primage

1530–40; < Anglo-Latin primāgium; see prime, -age
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noun

NZ tax added to customs duty
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