orfgild

noun
orf·​gild | \ˈȯrfˌgild\
plural -s

Definition of orfgild 

: a fine imposed for taking away cattle and payable under old English law by the hundred to which the wrongdoer belonged

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History and Etymology for orfgild

Old English orf cattle + gield, geld, gild tax, tribute; akin to Old English ierfe inheritance

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