Definition of Alfet. Meaning of Alfet. Synonyms of Alfet

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Definition of Alfet

Alfet
Alfet Al"fet, n. [LL. alfetum, fr. AS. [=a]lf[ae]t a pot to boil in; [=a]l burning + f[ae]t vat.] A caldron of boiling water into which an accused person plunged his forearm as a test of innocence or guilt.

Meaning of Alfet from wikipedia

- An alfet (Old English: ālfæt, "fire vat") was an ancient cauldron filled with boiling water, into which an accused person was to plunge his arm up to...
- cauldron of water, c. 1901. Execution cauldron at Deventer (Netherlands) Alfet Fire pot Gulyásleves H****le Kama List of cooking vessels Olympic flame Potjiekos...
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