manbote definition

  • noun:
    • A sum paid to a lord as a pecuniary compensation for killing his vassal, servant, or tenant.
    • A sum paid to a lord as a pecuniary compensation for killing their guy (this is certainly, his vassal, servant, or tenant).
    • In old law, a compensation or recompense, produced in cash, for killing of a guy: generally as a result of lord for the slain person.
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