þeod-

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From combining form of Old English þēod (nation, leod). Akin to Old English þēodan (to join, unite)

Prefix[edit]

þēod-

  1. prefix meaning general, public; arch-
    þēodbealu (public disaster)
    þēodfēond (public enemy", "arch-enemy)
  2. national, people's-
    þēodhere (national army)
    þēodgestrēon (people's treasure", "national treasure)
  3. great
    þēodcyning (Great King", "Emperor", "Monarch", "Sovereign)