Etymology
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shortage (n.)
1862, American English, from short + -age.
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underage (adj.)
also under-age, 1590s, from under + age (n.).
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slippage (n.)
1850, "act of slipping," from slip (v.) + -age.
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haulage (n.)
1826, "action of hauling," from haul (v.) + -age.
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voltage (n.)
"electromotive force reckoned in volts," 1882, from volt + -age.
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reportage (n.)

"the describing of events," 1877, from French; see report (v.) + -age.

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yardage (n.)
"aggregate number of yards," 1900 in sports, from yard (n.2) + -age.
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fosterage (n.)
1610s, "the rearing of another's child as one's own," from foster (v.) + -age.
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creepage (n.)

"rate or amount that something creeps," 1881, from creep (v.) + -age.

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