Definition of Bloodwite. Meaning of Bloodwite. Synonyms of Bloodwite

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Definition of Bloodwite

Bloodwite Blood"wite`, Bloodwit Blood"wit`, n. [AS. bl?w[=i]te; bl?d blood, + w[=i]te wite, fine.] (Anc. Law) A fine or amercement paid as a composition for the shedding of blood; also, a riot wherein blood was spilled.

Meaning of Bloodwite from wikipedia

- superiority over us; and among your kinsmen you can find equality in bloodwite. In the last decade of the 6th century the Banu Amir led by the Ja'far...