noun Early English History.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of atheling
Words nearby atheling
Example sentences from the Web for atheling
Atheling, a title of honour among the Anglo-Saxons, meaning one who is of noble blood.
His espousal of the cause of Edgar the Atheling led the Conqueror to regard him with suspicion.The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].|Hartley Withers
He will of course make inquiries, and I wonder what Mrs. Atheling and Kate will say.
On that afternoon she called at the Athelings, and found Mrs. and Miss Atheling out.
Young Atheling is a fine talker when he has to face a mob of grumbling men on a Yorkshire moor or a city common.