Legerwite


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  • legerwite — lairwite, or lairesite /lerwayt/ A fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid to the lords of some manors lecherwite, lairwite, or legerwite /lecharwayt, lerwayt, lejsrwayt/ At common law, a fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid… …   Black's law dictionary

  • legerwíte — f ( e/ a), m ( es/ as) fine for unlawful cohabitation …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • legerwite — Same as lairesite …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • lecherwite — lairwite, or lairesite /lerwayt/ A fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid to the lords of some manors lecherwite, lairwite, or legerwite /lecharwayt, lerwayt, lejsrwayt/ At common law, a fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid… …   Black's law dictionary

  • lairwite — lairwite, or lairesite /lerwayt/ A fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid to the lords of some manors lecherwite, lairwite, or legerwite /lecharwayt, lerwayt, lejsrwayt/ At common law, a fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid… …   Black's law dictionary

  • lairesite — lairwite, or lairesite /lerwayt/ A fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid to the lords of some manors lecherwite, lairwite, or legerwite /lecharwayt, lerwayt, lejsrwayt/ At common law, a fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid… …   Black's law dictionary

  • lairwite, or lairesite — /lerwayt/ A fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid to the lords of some manors lecherwite, lairwite, or legerwite /lecharwayt, lerwayt, lejsrwayt/ At common law, a fine for adultery or fornication, anciently paid to the lords of certain …   Black's law dictionary

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