Mile´age Pronunciation: mīl´ãj; 48
MILEAGE. A compensation allowed by law to officers, for their trouble and
expenses in travelling on public business.
2. The mileage allowed to members of congress, is eight dollars for
every twenty miles of estimated distance, by the most usual roads, from his
place of residence to the seat of congress, at the commencement and end of
every session. Act of Jan. 22, 1818; 3 Story, Laws U. S. 1657.
3. In computing mileage the distance by the road usually travelled is
that which must be allowed, whether in fact the officer travels a more or
less distant way to suit his own convenience. 5 Shepl. R. 431.
, aesthetic distance
, blood money
, deep space
, depths of space
, hush money
, initiation fee
, linear measures
, long time
, overall length
, retaining fee