friburgh
Friborg Fri"borg, Friborgh Fri"borgh, n. [AS. fri[eth]borh, lit., peace pledge; fri[eth] peace + borh, borg, pledge, akin to E. borrow. The first part of the word was confused with free, the last part, with borough.] (Old Eng. Law) The pledge and tithing, afterwards called by the Normans {frankpledge}. See {Frankpledge}. [Written also {friburgh} and {fribourg}.] --Burril. [1913 Webster]

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  • friburgh — /friybsrg/ (Also, Frithborg, Frithborgh, Friborg, Froborg, and Freoburgh.) (Sax.) A kind of frankpledge whereby the principal men were bound for themselves and servants …   Black's law dictionary

  • friburgh — /friybsrg/ (Also, Frithborg, Frithborgh, Friborg, Froborg, and Freoburgh.) (Sax.) A kind of frankpledge whereby the principal men were bound for themselves and servants …   Black's law dictionary

  • frankpledge — Friborg Fri borg, Friborgh Fri borgh, n. [AS. fri[eth]borh, lit., peace pledge; fri[eth] peace + borh, borg, pledge, akin to E. borrow. The first part of the word was confused with free, the last part, with borough.] (Old Eng. Law) The pledge and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Friborg — Fri borg, Friborgh Fri borgh, n. [AS. fri[eth]borh, lit., peace pledge; fri[eth] peace + borh, borg, pledge, akin to E. borrow. The first part of the word was confused with free, the last part, with borough.] (Old Eng. Law) The pledge and tithing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Friborgh — Friborg Fri borg, Friborgh Fri borgh, n. [AS. fri[eth]borh, lit., peace pledge; fri[eth] peace + borh, borg, pledge, akin to E. borrow. The first part of the word was confused with free, the last part, with borough.] (Old Eng. Law) The pledge and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fribourg — Friborg Fri borg, Friborgh Fri borgh, n. [AS. fri[eth]borh, lit., peace pledge; fri[eth] peace + borh, borg, pledge, akin to E. borrow. The first part of the word was confused with free, the last part, with borough.] (Old Eng. Law) The pledge and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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