- (given name, male)
Etymology: From Eirikr, ei"always" or einn "alone" + rikr "ruler".Entered Britain via Scandinavian settlers before the Norman Conquest.
- Dutch: Erik
- French: íČric
- German: Erich
- Italian: Erico
- Spanish: Erico
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- A fine paid as compensation for violent crimes.
Etymology: From eiric.
- 1948 (revised 1952), Robert Graves, The White Goddess, Faber & Faber 1999, p. 18:
- :The court-poets of Wales ... could demand an of "nine cows, and nine-score pence of money besides".
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