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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The rank, jurisdiction, or office of a thane.
  • n. The land held by a thane.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The district in which a thane has jurisdiction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The district in which a thane anciently had jurisdiction; thanedom.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n.

Etymologies

thane +‎ -age (Wiktionary)

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  • 1. The rank, jurisdiction, or office of a thane.
    2. The land held by a thane.

    The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

    November 21, 2008