(in Anglo-Saxon law)
a fine imposed by a king or lord on a subject who committed a serious crime.
a fee demanded for granting a special privilege.
Chiefly Scot. responsibility for a crime, fault, or misfortune; blame.
Chiefly Scot. to blame for; declare guilty of.
Other definitions for wite (2 of 2)
a present plural of wit2.
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How to use wite in a sentence
There are some who think ignoring and blocking are sufficient; but this is the online equivalent of wite-Out.Zelda Williams Is the Latest to Leave Twitter Because of Ugly Attacks | Tauriq Moosa | August 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yer mar felt mity bad cors de chile wuden' eat nuffin', for she wuz a po' little wite-face thing ennyhow.That Old-Time Child, Roberta | Sophie Fox Sea
Me were leouere godd hit wite do me toward rome; en forte biginnen hit eft forte donne.
So wisliche wite ou in our blod letunge : and holde ou ine swuche reste .
Nu leofemen for godes lufe wite how wi es deofles musestoch wite eow et e ne beo noht e foae neddre.
For this fourteen year I never discovered one thing that I have used, and that may I now wite my shame and my disadventure.Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II (of II) | Thomas Malory