Cantred
Cantred Can"tred, ||Cantref Can"tref, n. [W. cantref; cant hundred + tref dwelling place, village.] A district comprising a hundred villages, as in Wales. [Written also {kantry}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Cantred — Welsh term for a district with 100 townships. The Latin form was cantredus/cantaredus from the 12c. This word was carried to Ireland from Wales by English lords in the 12c, being used to indicate a small, administrative area or division of land.… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Cantred — ♦ Name applied by Anglo Normans (usually when making grants of land) to pre existing territorial units; later used of administrative divisions of certain counties in Ireland. (Frame, Robin. Colonial Ireland, 1169 1369, 144) Related terms: Barony …   Medieval glossary

  • cantred — can·tred …   English syllables

  • cantred — (Welsh.) A district; a hundred …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Cantref — Cantred Can tred, ||Cantref Can tref, n. [W. cantref; cant hundred + tref dwelling place, village.] A district comprising a hundred villages, as in Wales. [Written also {kantry}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kantry — Cantred Can tred, ||Cantref Can tref, n. [W. cantref; cant hundred + tref dwelling place, village.] A district comprising a hundred villages, as in Wales. [Written also {kantry}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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