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[mass noun] The commission or charges payable to a factor:[as modifier] ‘they refused to pay the factorage fee’
- ‘Sturdevant moved to Nacogdoches as the agent of cotton factorage, and continued to operate a cotton yard long after he became a banker.’
- ‘The present system of factorage in the corn-trade is stated to have existed only about one hundred and fifty years.’
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