Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In old law, a fine imposed for disturbing the peace by a quarrel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (O.Eng. Law) A mulct or fine imposed on a person for making a fight or quarrel to the disturbance of the peace.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun historical, law A mulct or fine imposed on a person for disturbing the peace with a fight or quarrel.

Etymologies

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fight +‎ wite

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