Adeling
Atheling Ath"el*ing ([a^]th"[e^]l*[i^]ng), n. [AS. [ae][eth]eling noble, fr. [ae][eth]ele noble, akin to G. adel nobility, edel noble. The word [ae][eth]el, E. ethel, is in many AS. proper names, as Ethelwolf, noble wolf; Ethelbald, noble bold; Ethelbert, noble bright.] An Anglo-Saxon prince or nobleman; esp., the heir apparent or a prince of the royal family. [Written also {Adeling} and {[AE]theling}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Adeling — Ad el*ing, n. Same as {Atheling}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adeling — Adeling, so v.w. Adaling …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • adeling — adeling, or atheling /aed(a)lir)/ Noble; excellent. A title of honor among the Anglo Saxons, properly belonging to the king s children …   Black's law dictionary

  • adeling — adeling, or atheling /aed(a)lir)/ Noble; excellent. A title of honor among the Anglo Saxons, properly belonging to the king s children …   Black's law dictionary

  • adeling — See atheling …   Useful english dictionary

  • adeling — noun /ˈædəlɪŋ/ a prince, especially an Anglo Saxon prince or royal heir , 1962: Otar, a pleasant and cultured adeling with a tremendous nose and sparse hair, had his two mistresses with him Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire …   Wiktionary

  • adeling — Same as atheling …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • atheling — adeling, or atheling /aed(a)lir)/ Noble; excellent. A title of honor among the Anglo Saxons, properly belonging to the king s children …   Black's law dictionary

  • atheling — adeling, or atheling /aed(a)lir)/ Noble; excellent. A title of honor among the Anglo Saxons, properly belonging to the king s children …   Black's law dictionary

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