Swainmote - definition of Swainmote by The Free Dictionary
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|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.