Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The district held or administered by a thane.
  • noun The power, and especially the judicial functions, of a thane: as, the thanedom of Macbeth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The property or jurisdiction of a thane; thanage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The property or jurisdiction of a thane

Etymologies

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From thane +‎ -dom.

Examples

  • Since his thanedom was now in possession of the coveted Hammer, he could unite the rival dwarven thanes under his leadership.

    Dragons of Winter Night

  • Since his thanedom was now in possession of the coveted Hammer, he could unite the rival dwarven thanes under his leadership.

    Hammer and Axe

  • Since his thanedom was now in possession of the coveted Hammer, he could unite the rival dwarven thanes under his leadership.

    Dragons of Winter Night

  • Presently Thorgils would go down the town to the inn where he had bestowed his horse, and I went with him, having an hour left before we started, rather than face any more banter concerning my thanedom.

    A Prince of Cornwall A Story of Glastonbury and the West in the Days of Ina of Wessex

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