suffix forming nouns:
1》 denoting an action or its result: leverage.
    ↘a function; a sphere of action: homage.
    ↘a state or condition: bondage.
2》 denoting an aggregate or number of: mileage.
    ↘a set or group of: baggage.
    ↘fees payable for: postage.
3》 denoting a place: vicarage.
from OFr., based on L. -aticum, neut. form of the adjectival ending -aticus.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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