Par"age, n. [F., fr. L. par, adj., equal. Cf. Peerage, Peer an equal.]

1. Old Eng.Law

Equality of condition, blood, or dignity; also, equality in the partition of an inheritance.

Spelman.

2. FeudalLaw

Equality of condition between persons holding unequal portions of a fee.

Burrill.

3.

Kindred; family; birth.

[Obs.]

Ld. Berners.

We claim to be of high parage. Chaucer.

 

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