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  • noun [ feminine ]
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þegen-lagu, e; f.
Thane-law, the legal rights and privileges which attached to the rank of thane
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  • Se (the priest) ðe ðæs (concubinage) geswícan wille and clǽnnesse healdan, hæbbe hé Godes miltse, and tó woruldwurðscipe sí hé þegenlage wyrðe

    as regards worldly dignity let him rank as a thane,

      L. C. E. 6; Th. i. 364, 16: Wulfst. 270, 32.
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v. þegen-riht.
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v.  þegen-riht.
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  • þegen-lagu, n.