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Bote

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Bote

Compensation; amends; satisfaction; expiation; as, man bote, a compensation or a man slain.

Payment of any kind.

a privilege or allowance of necessaries.

this word is still used in composition as equivalent to the french estovers, supplies, necessaries; as, housebote, a sufficiency of wood to repair a house, or for fuel, sometimes called firebote; so plowbote, cartbote, wood for making or repairing instruments of husbandry; haybote or hedgebote, wood for hedges, fences, etc. These were privileges enjoyed by tenants under the feudal system.

Origin: old form of boot; used in composition. See 1st boot.