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stealage

[stee-lij]
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noun
  1. the act of stealing.
  2. losses due to theft.
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Origin of stealage

First recorded in 1860–65; steal + -age
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Examples from the Web for stealage

Historical Examples

  • Uncle Sime writ back 'You infarnel thief, you, put in "stealage" and keep the whole on't.'

    Samantha on the Woman Question

    Marietta Holley