Swainmote


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Swain´mote`


n.1.(Eng. Forest Law) A court held before the verders of the forest as judges, by the steward of the court, thrice every year, the swains, or freeholders, within the forest composing the jury.
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353-88; and Peter Large, "From Swainmote to Disafforestation: Feckenham Forest in the Early Seventeenth Century," 389-417.