\flˈɛdwa͡ɪt], \flˈɛdwaɪt], \f_l_ˈɛ_d_w_aɪ_t]\
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A discharge or freedom from amercements where one, having been anoutlawed fugitive, cometh to the place of our lord of his own accord. Termes de la Ley.The liberty to hold court and take up the amercements for beating and striking. Cowell.The fine set on a fugitive as the price of obtaining the king's freedom. Spelman.
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- An American poet; born Newport, Ky., Dec. 18, 1815; died in Ind., Aug. 4, 1893. She is known for her patriotic and war poems, including: "Paddle Your Own Canoe"; "Left on the Battlefield"; etc. "Poems"(New York, 1865; Indianapolis, 1886).