frithstool

[frith-stoo l]

Origin of frithstool

before 1000; Old English frithstōl, equivalent to frith peace, security (akin to Old Norse frithr, Gothic Frithareiks Frederick; see friend) + stōl stool
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Historical Examples of frithstool

  • There was a frithstool endowed with similar privileges at York Minster, and another at Durham.