Definition of Metage

1. n. Measurement, especially of coal.



Definition of Metage

1. Noun. Measurement, especially of coal. ¹

2. Noun. A fee paid for a measurement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Metage

1. an official measurement of weight or contents [n -S]

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Literary usage of Metage

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1. Cases in Equity Pleading: Selected with Special Reference to the Subject of by Christopher Columbus Langdell (1878)
"[Then followed similar allegations as to metage at ... as they believe, and these last-named defendants have no means of knowing, whether the metage which ..."

2. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery: By the Right Hon by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Leach (1843)
"CORPORATION produced, it would appear that the right of metage claimed by the corporation was not exercised at any place above or to the west of the city ..."

3. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1902)
"*<>43 J were produced, it would appear thereby, or by any or either of them, that the right of metage claimed by the bill of these defendants, the mayor, ..."

4. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Great Britain Magistrates' cases, Edward William Cox (1873)
"metage is not appointed for the purposes of the Corporation, but for those of the public. ... metage is really not a toll at all but a remuneration. ..."

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