Last"age (?) n. [E. lestage ballasting, fr. lest ballast, or LL. lastagium, lestagium. See Last a load.]

1.

A duty exacted, in some fairs or markets, for the right to carry things where one will.

[Obs.]

2.

A tax on wares sold by the last.

[Obs.]

Cowell.

3.

The lading of a ship; also, ballast.

Spelman.

4.

Room for stowing goods, as in a ship.

 

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