nonage


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nonage \Non"age\, n. [LL. nonagium, from L. nonus ninth, novem
   nine.] (Eccl.)
   The ninth part of movable goods, formerly payable to the
   clergy on the death of persons in their parishes. --Mozley &
   W.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nonage \Non"age\, n. [Pref. non- + age.]
   Time of life before a person becomes of age; legal
   immaturity; minority.
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         The human mind . . . was still in its nonage.
                                                  --Coleridge.
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