Grith
Grith Grith (gr[i^]th), n. [AS. gri[eth] peace; akin to Icel. grid.] Peace; security; agreement. [Obs.] --Gower.

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  • grith — /grith/, n. Chiefly Scot. protection or asylum for a limited period of time, as under church or crown. [bef. 1000; ME, OE < ON grith asylum, protection (as in a home)] * * * …   Universalium

  • grith — grith; grith·man; …   English syllables

  • grith — [grith] n. [ME < OE < ON, orig., home] Obs. 1. security, protection, or peace, esp. as guaranteed by someone or in some place 2. a sanctuary …   English World dictionary

  • grith — ˈgrith noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse 1. a. obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

  • grith — [[t]grɪθ[/t]] n. why (in medieval England) protection or asylum for a limited period of time, as under church or crown • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME, OE < ON grith asylum, protection (as in a home) …   From formal English to slang

  • grith — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse, security Date: before 12th century peace, security, or sanctuary imposed or guaranteed in early medieval England under various special conditions …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grith — noun a) security, peace or protection guaranteed in particular instances in Old English law. b) a place of protection, a sanctuary Syn: asylum …   Wiktionary

  • grith — sb. == peace. HD. 61, 511. AS. grið …   Oldest English Words

  • grith — 1) right 2) girth …   Anagrams dictionary

  • grith — In Saxon law, peace; protection …   Black's law dictionary

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