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grith

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noun \ˈgrith\

Definition of grith

  1. :  peace, security, or sanctuary imposed or guaranteed in early medieval England under various special conditions



Origin of grith

Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse, security


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with grith


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