Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Middle English form of peace.
  • noun In law, the people from among whom a jury is taken.
  • noun In archaeology, a garment worn by the ancient Britons, and perpetuated in the belted plaid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (O. E. Law) The country; the people of the neighborhood.

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  • noun obsolete, law The country; the people of the neighbourhood.

Etymologies

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Old French, equivalent to French pays ("country").

Examples

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  • Greek meaning servant or child

    January 19, 2014