One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1historical, rare Money exacted as an aid by the Crown or a feudal lord (now rare; historical in later use).
2Money contributed as aid; (in later use) specifically economic assistance given by a government or an international agency to a poor or underdeveloped country, region, etc.
Early 16th century.
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