What does tailage mean?

tailage in AZ Dictionary

(n) outdated type of tallage.
(n) See tallage.
(n) A part stop or recinded; particularly, a share of a person's compound paid as tribute; hence, tribute; toll; taxation; specifically, a compulsory help levied from time to time by the Anglo-Norman leaders upon the demesne lands associated with crown and all royal cities. Tailage had been abolished inside fourteenth century. See help, n., 3.
To set an impost on; levy tailage upon; income tax.

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