Definition of "thegn" [thegn]

  • (noun) Alternative spelling of thane.

Use "thegn" in a sentence

  • "a Saxon knight known as Sir Ordgar, a "thegn," (1) or baronet, of"
  • "Early medieval peasants ended up learning the language of the local thegn; later medieval gentlehommes ended up learning the language of their peasants."
  • "Edward was a surviving English thegn and sheriff of Wiltshire."

Words like "thegn"

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