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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Valorem.
 
Ad valrem. A sliding scale of duty on excisable articles, regulated according to their market value.   1
        Thus, tea at 4s. per pound would pay more duty than tea at 2s. per pound.
 


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