retinue

  • 21retinue —    (REH tih nyoo) [French, from retenir: to retain] A body of retainers or attendants accompanying an important person; an escort.    See also cortege …

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  • 22retinue — [ rɛtɪnju:] noun a group of advisers or assistants accompanying an important person. Origin ME: from OFr. retenue, feminine past participle (used asnoun) of retenir keep back, retain …

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  • 23retinue — n. Train, suite, followers, body of attendants, cortège …

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  • 24Retinue — ♦ Small troop of fighting men of all types raised on the estate of a knight. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 250) …

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  • 25retinue — n suite, train, attendance, cortege, entourage, court, following, satellites, Archaic. meiny; escort, bodyguard, guard, convoy; personnel, staff, employees, the help, hired help …

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  • 26retinue — ret·i·nue …

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  • 27retinue — [ˈretɪˌnjuː] noun [C] a group of people who travel with and look after an important person …

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  • 28retinue — /ˈrɛtənju / (say retuhnyooh) noun a body of retainers in attendance upon an important personage; a suite. {Middle English, from Old French retenue, feminine past participle of retenir retain} …

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  • 29retinue —   Po e ukali, pū ulu …

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  • 30retinue — n. a body of attendants accompanying an important person. Etymology: ME f. OF retenue fem. past part. of retenir RETAIN …

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  • 31To have at one's retinue — Retinue Ret i*nue, n. [OE. retinue, OF. retinue, fr. retenir to retain, engage, hire. See {Retain}.] The body of retainers who follow a prince or other distinguished person; a train of attendants; a suite. [1913 Webster] Others of your insolent… …

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  • 34Varangian Runestones — The Varangian Runestones are runestones that mention voyages to the East ( Austr ) or the Eastern route ( Austrvegr ), or to more specific eastern locations such as Garðaríki (what is today Russia and Ukraine). There are also many additional… …

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  • 35Honey bee pheromones — are mixtures of chemical substances released by individual bees into the hive or environment that cause changes in the physiology and behaviour of other bees. IntroductionHoneybees have one of the most complex pheromonal communication systems… …

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  • 36Viking runestones — Runestones that mention expeditions outside of Scandinavia Viking runestones England runestones Hakon Jarl runestones Varangian runestones Baltic area runestones Greece runestones Italy runestones Ingvar runestones …

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  • 37Viking Runestones — The Viking Runestones are runestones that mention Scandinavians who participated in Viking expeditions. This article treats the runestone that refer to people who took part in voyages abroad, in western Europe, and stones that mention men who… …

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  • 38Thingmen — The Thingmen (also known as Þingalið (pronounced|θiŋalið, literally Assembly Retinue ) was a standing army in the service of the Kings of England during the period 1013 1066. It consisted mostly of Scandinavians and it had an initial strength of… …

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  • 39Joan of England (1335-1348) — Joan of England (1333 or 1335 2 September 1348) was the daughter of King Edward III of England and his Queen, Philippa of Hainault. Joan, also known as Joanna, was born perhaps in February of 1333 in the Tower of London.As a child she was put in… …

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  • 40Santa Tecla Festival — The Santa Tecla Festival is a festival held in Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.Plunging into the festivities of Santa Tecla of Tarragona unavoidably involves becoming impregnated with fragrances that link the present times with history, with heritage …

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