Definition of Pierages

1. Noun. (plural of pierage) ¹



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Definition of Pierages

1. pierage [n] - See also: pierage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pierages

pieman
piemen
piemontite
piemontites
piems
piend
piends
pieplant
pieplants
pier
pier arch
pier mirror
pier table
pierage
pierages (current term)
pierc't
pierce
pierceable
pierced
piercee
piercees
piercel
piercels
piercer
piercers
pierces
piercing
piercingly
piercingness

Literary usage of Pierages

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In 1866 and [883 he published editions of his father's Dictionary of the pierages of England, Scotland and Ireland, extinct, dormant and n abeyance (earlier ..."

2. Reports of State Trials: New Series... 1820 to [1858]...by Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Macdonell, John Edward Power Wallis by Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Macdonell, John Edward Power Wallis (1898)
"... and then to create a peer— "as often as any one of such 100 pierages shall fail by extinction," Looking at the whole of the fourth article then, ..."

3. An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the by George Hill (1877)
"See Burke's Dormant and Extinct pierages, pp. 601, 602. (79). More tyme.—Mr. Canning had gone down the Bann from Agivey to Coleraine, to hear one of his own ..."

4. 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 (1900)
"... pierages outwards and inwards, convoy, dock, and all other duties which were or might thereafter be imposed on ship and cargo, or either of them, ..."

5. A Catalogue of the Greek and Etruscan Vases in the British Museum by Samuel Birch, Charles Thomas Newton (1870)
"... girt at the waist with a broad black girdle, and hanging down the sides in long pierages; it has a deep black border; on her left arm she wears the ..."

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