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World English Dictionary
eric or eriach (ˈɛrɪk)
Compare wergild (in old Irish law) a fine paid by a murderer to the family of his victim
[C16: from Irish eiric]
eriach or eriach
[C16: from Irish eiric]

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Word Origin & History

male personal name, from O.N. Eirikr, lit. "honored ruler, from P.Gmc. *aiza- "honor" + *rik- "ruler."
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Example sentences for eric
Sinister barrier is a science fiction novel by author eric frank russell.
There, in secret, he met and worked with western scientists such as eric
Just before the run started eric sykes was taken ill and hospitalised.
Del and eric were combined and the final name became derek and the dominos.
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