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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Wood allowed to a tenant for repairing the house and for fuel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Wood allowed to a tenant for repairing the house and for fuel. This latter is often called firebote. See bote.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, a sufficient allowance of wood to repair the house and supply fuel: a right enjoyed by some tenants on English manors.

Etymologies

house +‎ bote (Wiktionary)

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