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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a fee charged for exchanging currencies;
[syn: agio, agiotage, premium, exchange premium]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Agiotage \Ag"i*o*tage\, n. [F. agiotage, fr. agioter to practice stockjobbing, fr. agio.] Exchange business; also, stockjobbing; the maneuvers of speculators to raise or lower the price of stocks or public funds. [1913 Webster] Vanity and agiotage are to a Parisian the oxygen and hydrogen of life. --Landor. [1913 Webster]