wapentake

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English wǣpenġetæc, from Old Norse vápnatak, from vápn (weapon) + taka (take).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɒp.ən.teɪk/

Noun[edit]

wapentake (plural wapentakes)

  1. An administrative subdivision in northern English counties, developed under Norse influence, and corresponding to hundreds in the rest of England.

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