Scrabble word: WERGELD
In which Scrabble dictionary does WERGELD exist?
Definitions of WERGELD in dictionaries:
- In Anglo-Saxon and Germanic law, a price set upon a person’s life on the basis of rank and paid as compensation by the family of a slayer to the kindred or lord of a slain person to free the culprit of further punishment or obligation and to prevent a blood feud.
- noun - a price paid for the taking of a man's life in Anglo-Saxon law