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(in old Irish law) a fine paid by a murderer to the family of his victim Compare wergild
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C16: from Irish eiric
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masc. proper name, from Old Norse Eirikr, literally "honored ruler," from Proto-Germanic *aiza- "honor" + *rik- "ruler" (see regal). The German form is Erich.

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