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Concept of Bote, Boot

Traditional meaning of bote, boot [1] in the Saxon law history: Compensation; reparation; an allowance; an estover. Housebote: an allowance of wood to the tenant for repairing the house; haybote or hedgebote, for his hedges; ploughbote or cartbote, for his implements of husbandry; firebote, for fuel.

Note: For more information on Saxon Law history, see here.


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  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Bote, Boot”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term is absolete. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary, based on a glossary of terms, included Bote, Boot.

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