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fribourg


fribourg


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Friborg  \Fri"borg\,  Friborgh  \Fri"borgh\,  n.  [AS.  fri?borh, 
  lit.,  peace  PLAGE;  fri?  peace  +  borh,  borg,  pledge,  akin  to 
  E.  borrow.  The  first  part  of  the  word  was  confused  with  free 
  the  last  part  with  borough.]  (Old  Eng.  Law) 
  The  pledge  and  tithing,  afterwards  called  by  the  Normans 
  frankpledge.  See  {Frankpledge}.  [Written  also  {friburgh}  and 
  {fribourg}.]  --Burril.