Dome"book` (?), n. [Dome doom + book.] O. Eng.Law

A book said to have been compiled under the direction of King Alfred. It is supposed to have contained the principal maxims of the common law, the penalties for misdemeanors, and the forms of judicial proceedings. Domebook was probably a general name for book of judgments.

Burrill.

 

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