Dung vs Stallage - What's the difference?

dung | stallage |

As a verb dung

is to use, employ.

As a noun stallage is

(obsolete) the dues levied for the erection and use of a stall at a fair or market.



(wikipedia dung)

Etymology 1

(etyl), from (etyl).


  • (uncountable) Manure; animal excrement.
  • * 1605 , , act III, scene iv, line 129
  • Poor Tom, that eats the swimming frog, the toad, the todpole, the wall-newt, and the water; that in the fury of his heart, when the foul fiend rages, eats cow-dung for sallets; swallows the old rat and the ditch-dog; drinks the green mantle of the standing pool
  • * 1611 , Authorized King James Version , Malachi 2:3
  • Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung' upon your faces, even the ' dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.
  • * 1882 , James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England , volume 4, page 496
  • The labourer at the dung cart is paid at 3d. or 4d. a day; and on one estate, Lullington, scattering dung is paid a 5d. the hundred heaps.
  • (countable) A type of manure, as from a particular species or type of animal.
  • Derived terms
    * dung beetle * dung fly * dung fork * dunghill * dungy


    (en verb)
  • To fertilize with dung.
  • (Dryden)
  • (calico printing) To immerse or steep, as calico, in a bath of hot water containing cow dung, done to remove the superfluous mordant.
  • To void excrement.
  • Etymology 2



  • (obsolete)
  • Etymology 3



    (en verb)
  • (colloquial) To discard (especially rubbish); to chuck out.
  • English intransitive verbs English transitive verbs ----




    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) The dues levied for the erection and use of a stall at a fair or market.
  • * 1899 , Joseph Gerald Pease and Herbert Chitty, A treatise on the law of markets and fairs with the principal statutes relating thereto , Knight and Co., pg. 63:
  • Stallage and the like payments are made in respect of some user of the soil beyond the mere entry into the market; for no one has a right to erect a stall or appropriate part of the market place as a standing without making a satisfaction for it to the owner of the soil
  • (obsolete) dung of cattle or horses, mixed with straw
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