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/ ˈstɪl ɪdʒ /
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a low platform on which goods are stored in a warehouse or factory to keep them off the floor, to aid in handling, etc.Compare skid (def. 3).
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Origin of stillage
1590–1600; <Dutch stellage, equivalent to stell(en) to place + -age-age
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British Dictionary definitions for stillage
/ (ˈstɪlɪdʒ) /
a frame or stand for keeping things off the ground, such as casks in a brewery
a container in which goods, machinery, etc, are transported
Word Origin for stillage
C16: probably from Dutch stillagie frame, scaffold, from stellen to stand; see -age
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