primage

[ prahy-mij ]
/ ˈpraɪ mɪdʒ /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. prima facie evidence,
  2. prima inter pares,
  3. prima-facie evidence,
  4. primacy,
  5. primaeval,
  6. primal,
  7. primal scene,
  8. primal scream,
  9. primal therapy,
  10. primaquine

Origin of primage

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

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British Dictionary definitions for primage

primage

/ (ˈpraɪmɪdʒ) /

noun

NZ tax added to customs duty
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