Definition of chivage. Meaning of chivage. Synonyms of chivage

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Definition of chivage

Chiefage Chief"age (-[asl]j), n. [OF. chevage, fr. chief head. See Chief.] A tribute by the head; a capitation tax. [Written also chevage and chivage.] [Obs.]

Meaning of chivage from wikipedia

- anciently by all, and in Coke's time, only by some. William Lambarde wrote it chivage. Jewish people, when allowed to live in England, paid chevage, or poll-money;...