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thanage

[ they-nij ]
/ ˈθeɪ nɪdʒ /
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noun
the tenure by which lands were held by a thane.
the land so held.
the office, rank, or jurisdiction of a thane.
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Origin of thanage

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Anglo-Latin word thanāgium.See thane, -age
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