fossage (1414)

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fossage (1414)

[ FEW: 3,739a fossa; Gdf: 4,103a fossage; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  fossage; TLF: ; OED:  fossage n.; MED:  fossage n.; DMLBS: 994a fossagium ]


1lawtax(tax for) maintenance of ditches (of castles, towns)
( 1414 )  et auxi ils ount autres tresgraundz chargez et expenses, nomément en quinzismes, costages des parlementz, taillagez, muragez, fossages, gaites faitz pur la sauf garde, reparacioun, fortificacioun, et supportacioun de mesme la ville  iv 53
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