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bote

[boht]
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noun Law.
  1. compensation, such as for injury to person or honor.
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Origin of bote

learned use of Middle English bote boot2
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Historical Examples

  • Bote, 'ave you saw that bu-tee-fool creechure with 'air of flags?'

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 2, August, 1862

    Various

  • Wun I blow 'pon me ho'n dun you blow 'pon you' ho'n fer answer me; me blow, you blow, dun we bote blow.'

    Nights With Uncle Remus

    Joel Chandler Harris

  • In Specimens it is taken to mean, therefrom neuer again cometh help, but of should be after bote for that sense, comp.

  • That no man of the towne shall sell galley, bote or barque to an Irishman.

  • We were many caryed in a bote frome Calys shore to go to the shyppe.