What does BLOODWIT mean?

BLOODWIT meaning in Law Dictionary

n amercement for bloodshed. Cowell. The privilege of using such amercements. Skene. A privilege or exemption from paying an excellent or amercement examined for bloodshed. Cowell.


BLOODWIT meaning in General Dictionary

a superb or amercement compensated as a composition for the getting rid of of blood; also, a riot wherein blood had been spilled.


BLOODWIT meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A superb or amercement paid as a composition for the shedding of blood; in addition, a riot wherein blood ended up being spilled.