Hedgebote
Hedgebote \Hedge"bote`\, n. (Eng. Law) Same as {Haybote}. [1913 Webster]

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

  • hedgebote — hedge·bote …   English syllables

  • hedgebote — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌbōt noun ( s) Etymology: hedge (I) + bote, obsolete variant of boot (I) : haybote …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   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

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

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

  • 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

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