bote [boht] ExamplesWord Origin noun Law.

  1. compensation, such as for injury to person or honor.

Origin of bote learned use of Middle English bote boot2 Examples from the Web for bote Historical Examples of bote

  • Bote, ‘ave you saw that bu-tee-fool creechure with ‘air of flags?’

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 2, August, 1862


  • Wun I blow ‘pon me ho’n dun you blow ‘pon you’ ho’n fer answer me; me blow, you blow, dun we bote blow.’

    Nights With Uncle Remus

    Joel Chandler Harris

  • In Specimens it is taken to mean, therefrom neuer again cometh help, but of should be after bote for that sense, comp.

    Selections from Early Middle English 1130-1250: Part II: Notes


  • That no man of the towne shall sell galley, bote or barque to an Irishman.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Ireland

    Katharine Tynan

  • We were many caryed in a bote frome Calys shore to go to the shyppe.

    The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion

    Desiderius Erasmus

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