grith definition by Webster's New World
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- security, protection, or peace, esp. as guaranteed by someone or in some place
- a sanctuary
Origin: Middle English ; from Old English ; from Old Norse origin, originally , home
grith definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Protection or sanctuary provided by Old English law to persons in certain circumstances, as when in a church or traveling on the king's highway.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse gridh, domicile, asylum.