Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

An ancient English nobleman.

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Usage examples "thane":

  1. Thane looked down and back. - "Evil Out of Onzar", 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", 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", G. A. Henty.