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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Faldagenoun

    A privilege which anciently several lords reserved to themselves of setting up folds for sheep, in any fields within their manors, the better to manure them; and this not only with their own, but their tenants sheep, which they called secta faldæ. This faldage in some places they call a foldcourse, or freefold; and in some old charters ’tis called foldsoca, that is, libertas foldæ, or faldagii. John Harris

    Etymology: faldagium, barbarous Latin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Faldagenoun

    a privilege of setting up, and moving about, folds for sheep, in any fields within manors, in order to manure them; -- often reserved to himself by the lord of the manor

  2. Etymology: [LL. faldagium, fr. AS. fald, E. fold. Cf. Foldage.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Faldage

    fal′dāj, n. the right, often reserved by the lord of a manor, of folding his tenant's sheep in his own fields for the sake of the manure: a fee paid for exemption from the foregoing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faldage in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faldage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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