One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(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.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Tryon (1634–1703), vegetarian and author. From plunder + -age.
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