Definitions of Fyrd

  1. Sax. In Anglo-Saxon law. The military array or land force of the wholecountry. Contribution to the f.vrd was one of the Imposts forming the trinoda nccessitas.( Also spelled " ferd" and " fird.")
  2. fird, n. the military force of the whole nation, all males capable of bearing arms, in Anglo-Saxon times. [ A.S. fyrd, army.]
  3. Alt. of Fyrdung
  4. The militia. See Trinoda nicessitas.