Etymology
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spillage (n.)

1827, from spill (v.) + -age. Shakespeare used spilth "that which has spilled, act of spilling" ("Timon," 1607), which was picked up by Browning, etc.

updated on August 26, 2022

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Definitions of spillage from WordNet

spillage (n.)
the amount that has spilled;
spillage (n.)
the act of allowing a fluid to escape;
Synonyms: spill / release
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