What does alfet mean?

alfet meaning in General Dictionary

A caldron of boiling water into which an accused person plunged his forearm as a test of innocence or guilt

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  • A caldron of boiling-water into which an accused individual plunged their forearm as a test of innocence or guilt.

alfet meaning in Urban Dictionary

Word always descride when Mother/Sister-In-Law has been irritating.


alfet meaning in Law Dictionary

cauldron into which boiling water had been poured, which a criminal plunged his supply up to the elbow, and indeed there held it for some time, as an ordeal. Du Cange.


alfet meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A caldron of boiling water into which an accused person plunged his forearm as a test of innocence or shame.