Gardene

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gār + Dene.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gārdene m

  1. (poetic) ‘spear-Dane’, Dane
    Hwæt. We Gardena in geardagum, þeodcyninga, þrym gefrunon, hu ða æþelingas ellen fremedon.
    Lo! We of Spear-Danes in days of yore, of the fame of the kings, have heard, how those nobles did great deeds. -- Beowulf