Firebote
Firebote Fire"bote`, n. (O. Eng. Law) An allowance of fuel. See {Bote}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • firebote — fire·bote …   English syllables

  • firebote — /fay(a)rbowt/ Allowance of wood or estovers to maintain competent firing for the tenant. A sufficient allowance of wood to burn in a house …   Black's law dictionary

  • firebote — /fay(a)rbowt/ Allowance of wood or estovers to maintain competent firing for the tenant. A sufficient allowance of wood to burn in a house …   Black's law dictionary

  • firebote — The right of estovers. See estovers …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • firebote — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bote — Bote, n. [Old form of boot; used in composition. See 1st {Boot}.] (Law) (a) Compensation; amends; satisfaction; expiation; as, man bote, a compensation or a man slain. (b) Payment of any kind. Bouvier. (c) A privilege or allowance of necessaries …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Housebote — House bote , n. [House + bote.] (Law) Wood allowed to a tenant for repairing the house and for fuel. This latter is often called firebote. See {Bote}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • focage — A right of estovers. See firebote …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • fireboot — noun see firebote …   Useful english dictionary

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