Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • suffix A termination denoting jurisdiction, or a district over which government is exercised.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A suffix signifying dominion, jurisdiction.

Etymologies

From Middle English -ricke (also -riche), from Old English -rīċe ("-ric"), from rīċe ("realm, domain, jurisdiction"), from Proto-Germanic *rīkijan (“realm, power”). Cognate with Dutch -rijk, German -reich. More at riche. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.