Unthank
Unthank Un*thank", n. [AS. unpank. See {Un-} not, {Thank}.] No thanks; ill will; misfortune. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Unthank come on his head that bound him so. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Unthank — can refer to:England;in Cumbria:*Unthank, Dalston:*Unthank, Glassonby:*Unthank, Skelton *Unthank, Derbyshire;in County Durham *Unthank, Harwood *Unthank, Stanhope;in Northumberland:*Unthank, Alnham:*Unthank, Haltwhistle:**location of Unthank Hall …   Wikipedia

  • Unthank — Recorded as Unthank and sometimes Onthank, this is a most unusual and rare English surname. It has nothing to do with not thanking somebody, but is locational. It originates from three villages called Unthank, two in Cumbria, the other in the… …   Surnames reference

  • unthank — sb. gen. abs. ‘unthank his’ == against his will. Body and Soul, 215. Cf. ‘his thonkes,’ &c. s. v. Thonk. AS. unþanc; and see the Gloss. to Laȝamon and the Ormulum, s. v. Unthanc …   Oldest English Words

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  • Unthank, Northumberland — may refer to: *Unthank near Alnham *Unthank near Haltwhistle …   Wikipedia

  • Unthank, Cumbria — may refer to: *Unthank, Dalston *Unthank, Glassonby …   Wikipedia

  • Unthank, North Yorkshire — Unthank is a former village near Constable Burton in North Yorkshire, England. The village survived until sometime in the 19th century. [ [http://www.metcalfwaslin.org/lists/probrich.htm Notice of probate for a resident of Unthank in 1841] ] The… …   Wikipedia

  • Unthank Hall — is a Grade II listed mansion house, now serving as commercial offices, situated on the southern bank of the River South Tyne at Plenmeller, near Haltwhistle, Northumberland .In the 16th century the manor was owned by the Ridley family and it is… …   Wikipedia

  • Unthank, Haltwhistle — Unthank is a village near Haltwhistle in Northumberland, England. It is first mentioned in writing as Unthanc around 1200. [Ekwall|486] ee also*Unthank HallReferences*coorOS …   Wikipedia

  • Unthank End — is a village in Cumbria, England.References* [http://www.coal.gov.uk/services/miningreports/gazetteer/englandandwalesu.cfm UK Coal Board] *coorOS …   Wikipedia

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