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heng-wíte

  • noun [ neuter ]
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heng-wíte, es; n.
A fine to be paid for not keeping a criminal in custody so that he may be brought before the proper tribunal
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  • Si quis latronem vel furem, sine clamore et insecutione ejus, cui dampnum factum est, ceperit, et captum ultra duxerit dabit x solid. de henwite [hengwite, French text],

      L. Will. 1. 4; Th. i. 469, 27.
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  • heng-wíte, n.