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fight +‎ wite


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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for fightwite in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)