Pan"nage (?), n. [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.
A tax paid for the privilege of feeding swine in the woods.
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