Share this entry
stillage Line breaks: still|age
Pronunciation: /ˈstɪlɪdʒ/

Definition of stillage in English:


A wooden rack or pallet for holding stored goods off the floor or separating goods in transit.
Example sentences
  • The jobs in hand are to strim the fieldside banking, repair the timber stillages and repair the hole in the bankside path caused by vandalism, and level other bankside paths on the fieldside.
  • The club have a working party on Parkers to restore the timber stillages on Saturday, March 20.
  • He must have a cellar, racks for the beer [called stillage], and the manpower and commitment to properly set up the beer every night.


Late 16th century (originally denoting a stand for casks): apparently from Dutch stellagie 'scaffold', from stellen 'to place'.

Words that rhyme with stillage

grillage, pillage, spillage, tillage, village
Definition of stillage in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources