Definitions

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  • n. The receiving of a person's goods again from a thief, or a compensation for them, by way of composition, with the intent that the thief shall escape punishment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The receiving of a man's goods again from a thief, or a compensation for them, by way of composition, with the intent that the thief shall escape punishment.

Etymologies

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theft +‎ bote

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