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ciric-griþ

  • noun [ neuter ]
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ciric-griþ, cyric-griþ; es; n.
Church-peace, right of sanctuary; ecclesiæ pax
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  • Stande ǽlc ciiicgriþ [cyric- MS. A.] swá swá hit betst stód

    let every church-peace stand as it has best stood,

      L. Edg. i. 5; Th. i. 264, 25: L. E. G. 1; Th. i. 166, 20.
  • Gif ǽnig man Godes ciricgriþ swá abrece, ðæt he binnon ciricwagum mannslaga weorþe, ðonne síg ðæt bótleás

    if any man so break God's church-peace, that he be a homicide within church-walls, then let that be bootless,

      L. C. E. 2; Th. i. 358, 22: 2; Th. i. 360, 4: L. Eth. vi. 14; Th. i. 318, 24: ix. 1; Th. i. 340, 1, 5.
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v.  cyric-griþ.
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  • ciric-griþ, n.