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Parage   Listen
noun
Parage  n.  
1.
(Old Eng. Law) Equality of condition, blood, or dignity; also, equality in the partition of an inheritance.
2.
(Feudal Law) Equality of condition between persons holding unequal portions of a fee.
3.
Kindred; family; birth. (Obs.) "We claim to be of high parage."






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"Parage" Quotes from Famous Books



... him to his castle, and there they had great cheer, and at supper the knight sat Sir Beaumains afore the damosel. Fie, fie, said she, Sir knight, ye are uncourteous to set a kitchen page afore me; him beseemeth better to stick a swine than to sit afore a damosel of high parage. Then the knight was ashamed at her words, and took him up, and set him at a sideboard, and set himself afore him, and so all that night they had good ...
— Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) - King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table • Thomas Malory



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