wígbed-bót
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wígbed-bót
e; f. A fine paid to the bishop for the injury done to the church by doing wrong to one in holy orders Gif man preóst gewundige, gebéte man ða wyrdlan, and tó weófodbóte for his háde sylle .xii. ór.; æt diácone .vi. ór. tó weófodbóte, L. N. P. L. 23; Th. ii. 294, 4-6. Gif man preóst ofsleá, forgilde man hine be fullan were, and biscope feówer and .xx. ór. tó weófodbóte; æt diácone .xii. ór. tó weófodbóte, 24; Th. ii. 294, 7-9. Gif hwá gehádodne man bende oððe beáte oþþe swýðe gebysmrige, béte wið hine swá hit riht sý, and bisceope weófodbóte be hádes mǽðe, L. C. S. 42; Th. i. 400, 23. In the laws of Henry I it is called emendacio altaris, II, 8; Th. i. 521, 7: 66, 3; Th. i. 569, 13.
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