eric

noun er·ic \ ˈerik , ˈār- \
variants: or less commonly eric fine

Definition of eric

plural -s
:a payment imposed for homicide in medieval Irish law upon the slayer and his kin consisting of a fixed price for the life of the slain and the honor price of the slayer :blood fine — compare cro , galanas, wergild

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Origin and Etymology of eric

Irish Gaelic ēiric, from Old Irish ēric


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