What does the word thane mean?

Usage examples for thane

  1. Thane looked down and back. – Evil Out of Onzar by Mark Ganes
  2. One evening Mrs. Eldred entered her husband's study, resplendent in white satin and diamonds, saying:- " Thane, it is quite time you too were dressed." – Divers Women by Pansy and Mrs. C.M. Livingston
  3. They did not care, themselves, to settle down for any length of time, and therefore appointed a weak Saxon thane, Ceolwulf, as the King of Mercia. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty