Bewit

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bewit A double slip of leather by which bells are fastened to a hawk's legs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bewit See bewet.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. OF. buie, bond, chain, fr. L. boja, neck collar, fetter. Cf. Buoy