Haybote
Haybote Hay"bote` (h[=a]"b[=o]t`), n. [See {Hay} hedge, and {Bote}, and cf. {Hedgebote}.] (Eng. Law.) An allowance of wood to a tenant for repairing his hedges or fences; hedgebote. See {Bote}. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • haybote — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English haybote, heybote, from haie, heie hedge + bote profit, advantage, repair more at hay, boot I 1. : the wood or thorns allowed to a tenant or commoner in English law for repairing his hedges or fences …   Useful english dictionary

  • haybote — n. allowance of wood given to a tenant so he may repair his hedges or fences, hedgebote …   English contemporary dictionary

  • haybote — One of the three estovers implied in England from the mere leasing of land, whereby a tenant for life or years may take from the land a sufficient amount of timber for repairing hedges and fences. 32 Am J1st L & T § 219 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Accentor modularis — Hedge Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG. hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See {Haw} a hedge.] A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • chanter — Hedge Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG. hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See {Haw} a hedge.] A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convolvulus sepium — Hedge Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG. hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See {Haw} a hedge.] A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doney — Hedge Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG. hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See {Haw} a hedge.] A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dunnock — Hedge Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG. hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See {Haw} a hedge.] A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hedge — Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG. hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See {Haw} a hedge.] A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a fence… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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