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n. - The position of a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England

Usage examples (3)
  • Twins were rare, and their birth to this strange outlander couple was considered an omen important enough to secure Sulla the thaneship of a whole group of small tribes.
  • "So Oswald," he cried, "I have been looking for you, that I might wish you all good in your thaneship.
  • "The authority has been in good hands, I know well," Wulf said, "and right heartily do I thank you for having so well filled my place; but I would not take up my... for more
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