postage etymology

English word postage comes from English age, English post- ((anatomy) behind. After, later.)

Detailed word origin of postage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
age English (eng) (countable) A generation.. (countable) A great period in the history of the Earth.. (countable) A particular period of time in history, as distinguished from others.. (countable) A period of one hundred years; a century.. (countable) One of the stages of life.. (countable) The number of full years, months, days, hours, etc., that someone, or something, has been alive.. (countable) The people [...]
post- English (eng) (anatomy) behind. After, later.
postage English (eng) The charge for posting an item.. The postage stamp, or similar token, affixed to an item of post as evidence of payment.

Words with the same origin as postage

Descendants of age
Descendants of post-
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