Definition of weregeld

Definition of weregeld
  1. weregeld Noun Alternative spelling of wergeld
  2. wergeld Noun In Anglo-Saxon and Frisian customary law, a reparative payment, usually demanded by the surviving kindred of a person guilty of homicide, according to the victim's rank.
  3. wergeld Noun recompense. In current usage in Heathenry.
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