Duty levied on imported wine arriving in tuns or casks, after the 13c.

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  • Tunnage — Tun nage (?; 48), n. [From {Tun}; cf. {Tonnage}.] See {Tonnage}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tunnage — [tun′ij] n. TONNAGE …   English World dictionary

  • tunnage — noun a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship • Syn: ↑tonnage, ↑tonnage duty • Hypernyms: ↑duty, ↑tariff * * * variant of tonnage * * * /tun ij/, n. tonnage …   Useful english dictionary

  • tunnage — /tun ij/, n. tonnage. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tunnage — ♦ Customs duty on wine imported in casks, levied at so much per tun. (Seward, Desmond. Henry V: The Scourge of God, 224) …   Medieval glossary

  • tunnage — /ˈtʌnɪdʒ/ (say tunij) noun → tonnage …  

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