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thanage

[they-nij] /ˈθeɪ nɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the tenure by which lands were held by a thane.
2.
the land so held.
3.
the office, rank, or jurisdiction of a thane.
Origin of thanage
1350-1400
First recorded in 1350-1400; Middle English word from Anglo-Latin word thanāgium. See thane, -age
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Word Origin and History for thanage
n.

c.1400, from Anglo-French thaynage (c.1300), from English thane + Old French suffix -age (see -age).

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