Manbot vs Manbote - What's the difference?

manbot | manbote | Alternative forms |

Manbot is an alternative form of manbote.


As a noun manbote is

(legal|historical|anglo-saxon) a sum paid to a lord as a pecuniary compensation for killing his vassal, servant, or tenant.

manbot

Not English

Manbot has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'manbot':

minivet, moonbat, manbote

manbote

English

Alternative forms

* manbot

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (legal, historical, Anglo-Saxon) A sum paid to a lord as a pecuniary compensation for killing his vassal, servant, or tenant.
  • Three weeks later an equal sum, under the name of manbote , was paid to the lord, as a compensation for the loss of his vassal.'' — John Lingard, ''A History of England , 1688.
    If a man was slain a special manbot , or compensation for the loss of a man, had to be paid to the lord side by side with the mægbot to the kin. — NYT, Daily Lexeme: Maegbot, 2011 - (quoting H.R. Loyns, 1962)
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    References

    (Webster 1913)