parage Meaning, Definition & Usage

Par"age noun
F., fr. L. par, adj., equal. Cf. Peerage, Peer an equal.
  1. (Old Eng. Law) Equality of condition, blood, or dignity; also, equality in the partition of an inheritance. Spelman.
  2. (Feudal Law) Equality of condition between persons holding unequal portions of a fee. Burrill.
  3. Kindred; family; birth. Obs. Ld. Berners.
    We claim to be of high parage. Chaucer.

Webster 1913