hadbot

noun
had·​bot
variants: or hadbote \ ˈhädˌbōt \
plural -s

Definition of hadbot

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

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History and Etymology for hadbot

Old English hādbōt, from hād person, degree + bōt remedy, recompense

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