Friborg

Friborg

Fri"borg\, Friborgh \Fri"borgh\, n. [AS. fri?borh, lit., peace PLAGE; fri? peace + borh, borg, pledge, akin to E. borrow. The first part of the word was confused with free, the last part, with borough.] (Old Eng. Law) The pledge and tithing, afterwards called by the Normans frankpledge. See Frankpledge. [Written also friburgh and fribourg.] --Burril.
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