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Alnage, or aulnage is the official supervision of the shape and quality of manufactured woollen cloth.

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Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B by William Nicholson

Alnage See Armrewas at first intended as a proof of the goodness of the commodity, and therefore a seal was invented as a signal that the commodity was made according to the statute. ALNAGER, in the English polity, a public sworn oflicer, ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1763)

ALNAGE, or AULNAGE, in the englifh polity, the meafurmg of woollen manufactures, with an eil, and the other functions of the alnager. See the ntxt article. Alnage was at tirft intended as a proof or the goodnefs of the commodity, and therefore ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Alnage duties, duties formerly paid in Eng and on £ cloths : £ per ell. y p The duties of subsidy and alenage of all wollen manufacto" for the cox of York and Lancaster. Record Soc. Lancashire and Cheshire, XI.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

See alnage. aulna. or}, am. See alnager. aulop yte (d'lg'J-fit), n. [( Gr. 01316;, a ipe, tube, + our-6v, a plant.] A plant living Within another, but chiefly for shelter, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

ALNAGE. n.s. [from aulnage, and aunagty Pr.] Ell measure, or rather the measuring by the ell or yard. Die. Alnage Duties, we learn from Dr Chambers, are now abolished. The following extract from Sir Josiah Child's Discourse on Trade, will ...

Google previewThe Law-dictionary: Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the English Law (1811)

Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art; and Comprising Copious Information on the Subjects of Law, Trade, and Government by Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

ALNAGE, Fr. aulnage.

Google previewA Law Dictionary and Glossary (1893)

Primarily for the Use of Students, But Adapted Also to the Use of the Profession at Large by J. Kendrick Kinney

Alma Alnage, anlnage. In old English law. Ell measure ; the measuring with an ell ; a duty for measuring and sealing cloth. Alnager, anlnoger, alneger. In old English law. A measure by the ell ; a sworn public officer whose duty it was to look to ...

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)

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ALNAGE, cr AULNAGE, in the English polity, the measuring os woollen manusactures with an ell, and the other Functions osthe alnager. ALNAGER, in the English polity,a public sworn officer, 'whose business is to examine into the assize os ...

Google previewA complete and universal English dictionary (1792)

Alnage was first intended as a proot of the goodness of the commodity, and a seal was invented, the affixing of which to a commodity was a fign that fuch commodity was made according to law. But now these feals may be bought, and affixed ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1822)

by George Gregory

Alnage was at first intended as a proof of the goodness of the commodity, and therefore a seal was invented as a signal that the commodity was made according to the statute. But now that these seals may be bought and affixed to whatever ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Alnage duties and the office ol alnager were abolished in r699. See \V. 1.

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