frid

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frid c

  1. peace, peacefulness
    • 1797, Anna Maria Lenngren, "Pojkarne"
      Jag mins den ljufva tiden, Jag mins den som i går, Då oskulden och friden Tätt följde mina spår,
      I recall that lovely time, like it was yesterday, when innocence and peace closely followed in my way,
    Men utom denna allmänna frid kände den germanska rättsuppfattningen också särskilda högre frider, som hvilade öfver vissa personer, tider, orter eller förhållanden
    But apart form this common peace the Germanic law also respected certain higher peaces, applying to certain persons, times, places or conditions

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  • Peace between nations, the opposite of war, is fred, while frid is used for religious or legal peace.

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