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  • n. Compensation for the injury done by slaying a kinsman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See mægbote.

Etymologies

From Old English mǣgbōt ("compensation paid to the kinsman of a murdered man"), mæg +‎ bot; Compare manbote. (Wiktionary)

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