bier right

noun

Definition of bier right

: an ordeal that was used in medieval times to test the guilt of a person accused of murder and that was based on the belief that the murder victim's corpse would begin to bleed if it was touched or approached by the murderer

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“Bier right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bier%20right. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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