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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. 1 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 Law Dictionary and Glossary (1867)

Containing Full Definitions of the Prinicipal Terms of the Common and Civil Law, Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises; Embracing, Also, All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims. Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States; with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

ALNAGE, Aulnage. [Fr. aulnage, from aulné, Lat. ulna, an ell.] In old English law. Ell measure ; the measuring with an ell. Stat. 17 Edw. IV. c. 5. Blount. See Hale de Jar. Mar. pars 3, c. 27. See Ulna. A duty for measuring cloth. Brownl. part 2, 301 ...

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 previewBarclay's English Dictionary. With which is incorporated a complete modern gazetteer, a beautiful atlas of maps and also a pronouncing dictionary (1822)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.), William SHORTON

Alnage was ...

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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

Alnage. Ell measure; the measuring with an ell. A duty for measuring cloth. Aluiiffer.

Google previewWharton's Law Lexicon (1916)

Forming an Epitome of the Laws of England Under Statute and Case Law, and Containing Explanations of Technical Terms and Phrases, Ancient, Modern, and Commercial, with Selected Titles from the Civil, Scots, and Indian Law by John Jane Smith Wharton

Alnage, or Aulnage ...

Google previewWharton's concise dictionary (2009)

Alnage, or Auinage [fr. aune, Fr., an ell], a measure, particularly the measuring with an ell, Cowel. Alnager, or Auinager, formerly a public sworn officer of the king, who examined into the assize of cloth, and fixed seals to it, and also collected a ...

Google previewThe Law Dictionary, Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art, and Explaining the Rise, Progress and Present State of the English Law. [By Giles Jacob.] Abstracted from the Last Quarto Edition, by T. E. Tomlins (1810)

ALNAGE, Fr. aulnage.] A measure, particularly the measuring with an ell. ALNAGER, or aulnager, Fr. asner, Lat. ulniger.] is properly a measure by the ell; and the word aulme in French signifieth an ell. An aulnager was heretofore a public ...

Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

ALNAGE, or Aumuos, in the English polity, the measuring of woollen manufactures with an ell, and the other functions of the alnager. See the next article. . Alnage was at first intended as a proof of the goodness of the commodity, and therefore ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

ALNAGE, or Aulnaoe, in the English polity, the measuring of woollen manufactures with an ell, and the other functions of the alnager. See the next ...

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