EMEDD Citations for "estage"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. estage (French entry by Randle Cotgrave 1611)

    Estage: m. A storie, stage, loft, or height of a house; also, a lodging, dwelling, house, or place of abiding; also, lastage, or the balast of a ship. L'estage de rez de chaussee. The floore, or lowest roome of a house. Droict d'estage. A fee, or custome exacted for the harbouring of forraine corne within the ports, or hauens of some townes in France.

  2. estage (French entry by John Palsgrave 1530)

    Stage a scaffolde estage s ma. beffroy s ma.

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