What is Bote?

Legal Definition
Contracts A recompense, satisfaction, amends, profit or advantage : hence came the word man-bote, denoting a compensation for a man slain; house-bote, cart-bote, plough-bote, signify that a tenant is privileged to cut wood for these uses. 2 Bl. Com. 35; Woodf. L. & T. 232.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In old English law. A recompense or compensation or profit or advantage. Also reparation or amends for any damage done. Necessaries for the muinte-nance and carrying on of husbandry. An allowance; the ancient name for estovers. House-bote is a sufficient allowance of wood from off the estate to repair or bum in the house, and sometimes termed "fire-bate ;" plow-bote and cart-bote are wood to be employed in making and repairing all instruments of husbandry ; and hay-bote or hedge-bote ls wood for repairing of hays, hedges, or fences. The word also signifies reparation for any damage or injury done, as man-bote, which was a compensation or amends for a man slain, etc.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
Compensation; a fine; satisfaction.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary