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Use "thanes" in a sentence
"The prince he called his thanes and the shielded warriors best,"
"But when the full day was, and Walter arose, he called his thanes and wise men to the council; and first he bade open the prison-doors, and feed the needy and clothe them, and make good cheer to all men, high and low, rich and unrich; and thereafter he took counsel with them on many matters, and they marvelled at his wisdom and the keenness of his wit; and so it was, that some were but half pleased thereat, whereas they saw that their will was like to give way before his in all matters."
"The treaty of the thanes was a sacred thing, and the Daergar supported it loyally."