Definition of "frith" [frith]

  • Scots A firth. (noun)

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Use "frith" in a sentence
  • "The frith is the Dumfries-shire Solway, the castle a"
  • "Should the writer use 'frith' instead of 'peace', or 'burh' instead of 'fort', or 'cyrtel' instead of 'dress', or 'hegge' instead of 'fence'?"
  • "The punishment of one who was guilty of breaking his "frith" was practically banishment or death."