Definition of plunderage in English:

plunderage

noun

historical
  • (A) The action of plundering; pillage, spoliation. (b) Maritime Law. The pilfering of goods from a ship's cargo; (concrete) goods obtained by such means. Now historical.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Tryon (1634–1703), vegetarian and author. From plunder + -age.

Pronunciation

plunderage

/ˈplʌnd(ə)rɪdʒ/