Usance

Us"ance

(?), n. [F. See Use, v. t.]
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1. Use; usage; employment. [Obs.] Spenser.
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2. Custom; practice; usage. [Obs.] Gower. Chaucer.
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3. Interest paid for money; usury. [Obs.] Shak.
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4. (Com.) The time, fixed variously by the usage between different countries, when a bill of exchange is payable; as, a bill drawn on London at one usance, or at double usance.
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