Definition of personage in English:

personage

Line breaks: per¦son|age
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːs(ə)nɪdʒ
 
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noun

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French, reinforced by medieval Latin personagium 'effigy'. In early use the word was qualified by words such as honourable, eminent, but since the 19th century the notion ‘significant, notable’ has been implied in the word itself.

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