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Webster 1913 Edition


Pannage

Pan′nage

,
Noun.
[OF.
pasnage
, LL.
pasnadium
,
pastinaticum
, fr.
pastionare
to feed on mast, as swine, fr. L.
pastio
a pasturing, grazing. See
Pastor
.]
(O. Eng. Law)
(a)
The food of swine in the woods, as beechnuts, acorns, etc.; – called also
pawns
.
(b)
A tax paid for the privilege of feeding swine in the woods.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pannage

PAN'NAGE

,
Noun.
[from L. panis.] The food of swine in the woods; as beach nuts, acorns, &c. called also pawns; also, the money taken by agistors for the mast of the king's forest.

Definition 2022


pannage

pannage

English

Noun

pannage (countable and uncountable, plural pannages)

  1. Acorns and beech mast used as forage for pigs.
  2. A tax formerly paid for the privilege of feeding swine in the woods.