Definitions

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  • n. A haybote.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as haybote.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In English law, an allowance of wood to a tenant for repairing hedges.

Etymologies

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hedge +‎ bote

Examples

  • Ruston to receive and take housebote and hedgebote in the woods of North

    The Evolution of an English Town

  • He is ready to prove that all these rights having been exercised by himself and his ancestors from ancient time, the housebote and hedgebote being appurtenant to his free tenement in

    The Evolution of an English Town

  • There were fines for every thing, and no allowances of hedgebote, or housebote, or any other time-honoured right; the very peat on the common must be paid for, and if a child picked a bit of fagot the father was mulcted in a shilling.

    The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper

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