grith

noun
\ ˈgrith How to pronounce grith (audio) \

Definition of grith

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

First Known Use of grith

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for grith

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

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“Grith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grith. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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