- compensation, such as for injury to person or honor.
Origin of bote
learned use of Middle English bote boot2
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Examples from the Web for bote
Bote, 'ave you saw that bu-tee-fool creechure with 'air of flags?'
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.Peeps at Many Lands: Ireland
We were many caryed in a bote frome Calys shore to go to the shyppe.The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion