masc. proper name, from Late Latin Theodricus, from Gothic, literally "ruler of the people," cf. Gothic þiuda "people" + *reiks "ruler." For spelling, see Theobald.
Examples from the Web for theodric
He still clings with a certain faith to Theodric; and declines to perceive any palpable failure even in the Pilgrim of Glencoe.
Theodric, king of the Franks, is mentioned in the same poem (v. 24).
Hygelac again was a contemporary of Theodric; while Wolfdietrich, if he is rightly identified with Theodberht, died in 548.
Four years later appeared his “Theodric”, a not very successful poem of domestic life.
Among these were the realms of Guthhere and Theodric, and in part also that of Attila.