blood-wit

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blood-wit ‎(plural blood-wits)

  1. Alternative form of blood-wite
    • 1885: I told him all my past from first to last; and he was concerned on my account and said, "O youth, disclose not thy secret to any: the King of this city is the greatest enemy thy father hath, and there is blood-wit between them and thou hast cause to fear for thy life." — Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Night 12