faldage (fahl-dij), n. Hist.

1. A landowner's right to require tenants to graze their sheep in designated temporary folds so that the manure will fertilize the field. — Also termed foldage; fold soc.

2. A sum of money paid to the landowner by a sheep-owning tenant in lieu of keeping the animals in the landowner's temporary fold. — Also termed faldfee.

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