maer biswail

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Welsh maer (mayor) + buwch (cow) + tail (shit, dung)[1]

Noun[edit]

maer biswail

  1. (historical) the official charged with administering the king's cattle in medieval Wales

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wade-Evans, Arthur. Welsh Medieval Law. Oxford Univ., 1909. Accessed 1 Feb 2013.