fiht-wíte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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fiht-wíte
Substitute: fiht-wíte (fihte-, fyht-, fyhte-), es; n. 1. the fine paid to the crown for fighting (and slaying); cf. Ll. Th. i. 66, 7: 106, 1 Gif man ofslægen weorðe . . . on .xxi. nihtan gylde man þá manbóte, þæs on .xxi. nihtan fyhtwíte (fyhto-, v. l. ), Ll. Th. i. 174, 28. Be fyhtwíte and manbóte. Ic nelle ǽnig fyhtewíte oþþe manbót forgifen sý, 248, 20. On Denalage se cynincg áh fyhtewíta (fihtwíte, v. l. ) and fyrdwíta, 384, 5. 2. the revenue derived from, or the right to receive, such fines Se wagnscilling gonge tó þæs cyninges handa . . . ah elles ge landfeoh ge fihtewíte . . . ge ǽlc þǽra wónessa þe tó ǽnigre bóte gebyrie, hit áge healf þǽre cyrcean hláford, Cht. Th. 138, 16. Ic habbe gegeofen . . . Ælfwine abbod intó Ramesége saca and sócna . . . fihtwíte and ferdwíte, 421, 31: 411, 31.
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