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thegn

[theyn] /θeɪn/
noun
1.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Old English: thane
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British Dictionary definitions for thegns

thegn

/θeɪn/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of thane
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thegn

n.

"military tenant of an Anglo-Saxon king," a modern revival first attested 1848; see thane.

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