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
"thanage"; the Celtic king (_righ_) of the tribe became the thane; the province or group of tribes (say Moray) became the earldom; the Celtic
(B) the differentiation made by such action is based upon reasonable factors other thanage.
B the differentiation made by such action is based upon reasonable factors other thanage.