Fightwite
Fightwite Fight"wite`, n. [Fight + wite.] (O.Eng. Law) A mulct or fine imposed on a person for making a fight or quarrel to the disturbance of the peace. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fightwite — Sax. A mulct or fine for making a quarrel to the disturbance of the peace. A payment to a lord possessing soc over a place where a wrong was done …   Black's law dictionary

  • fightwite — Sax. A mulct or fine for making a quarrel to the disturbance of the peace. A payment to a lord possessing soc over a place where a wrong was done …   Black's law dictionary

  • fightwite — A fine for the offense of disturbing the peace by fighting …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • fightnite — Same as fightwite …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • flichwite — Same as fightwite …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • fyhtwite — Same as fightwite. fyrdwite. Same as ferdwit …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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