from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The official title applied to that one of the Anglo-Saxon chieftains who was chosen by the other chiefs to lead them in their warfare against the British tribes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A title sometimes applied to an Anglo-Saxon king whose supremacy over some or all of the other kingdoms was acknowledged. The nature of this supremacy is unknown.
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