from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of wergeld.
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- n. Alternative spelling of wergeld.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The price of a man's head; a compensation paid of a man killed, partly to the king for the loss of a subject, partly to the lord of a vassal, and partly to the next of kin. It was paid by the murderer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See wergild.
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