Vehmgerichte

or Holy Vehme Tribunal. A secret tribunal of Westphalia, said to have been founded by Charlemagne. (See Fehm-Gericht.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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