fightwite

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

fight +‎ wite

NounEdit

fightwite (plural not attested)

  1. (historical, law) A mulct or fine imposed on a person for disturbing the peace with a fight or quarrel.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 20:10