scyldwite

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

scyld +‎ wīte

Noun[edit]

scyldwīte n (nominative plural scyldwītu)

  1. fine for a crime of violence

Declension[edit]

(a weak gen. pl. scyldwītena occurs)

References[edit]

  • # 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", scyldwite.