noun had·bot \ˈhädˌbōt\
variants: or



Definition of hadbot



  1. :  recompense demanded under old English law for violence or insult to a person in holy orders

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Origin and Etymology of hadbot

Old English hādbōt, from hād person, degree + bōt remedy, recompense — more at -hood, boot

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