Definition for PILL'AGE

PILL'AGE, n. [Fr. from piller, to strip or peel.]

  1. Plunder; spoil; that which is taken from another by open force, particularly and chiefly from enemies in war.
  2. The act of plundering.
  3. In architecture, a square pillar behind a column to bear up the arches. – Cyc.

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