haybote

noun
plural -s

Definition of haybote

1 : the wood or thorns allowed to a tenant or commoner in English law for repairing hedges or fences

called also hedgebote

2 : the right to take haybote

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History and Etymology for haybote

Middle English haybote, heybote, from haie, heie hedge + bote profit, advantage, repair

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“Haybote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haybote. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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