thaneship
thaneship hane"ship, n. The state or dignity of a thane; thanehood; also, the seignioralty of a thane. [1913 Webster]

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  • thaneship — noun see thane …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thaneship — /thayn ship/, n. thanage. [1760 70; THANE + SHIP; in reference to English history repr. OE theg(e)nscipe] * * * …   Universalium

  • thaneship — thane·ship …   English syllables

  • thaneship — /ffeynship/ The office and dignity of a thane; the seigniory of a thane …   Black's law dictionary

  • thaneship — noun the position of thane • Derivationally related forms: ↑thane • Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑post, ↑berth, ↑office, ↑spot, ↑billet, ↑place, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • thane — noun Etymology: Middle English theyn, from Old English thegn; akin to Old High German thegan thane and perhaps to Greek tiktein to bear, beget Date: before 12th century 1. a free retainer of an Anglo Saxon lord; especially one resembling a feudal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • þegnrǽden — f ( ne/ na) thaneship, service, the condition of being a thane, service …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • þegnscipe — m ( es/ as) 1. thaneship, the status of thane; service, duty; ability; 2. a body of thanes, body of retainers; 3. bravery, manfulness, gallantry, manliness, valor; 4. in that part of the Genesis which is thought to show Old Saxon influence, the… …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • thegnship — noun see thaneship …   Useful english dictionary

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