þegn-

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From þeġn "servant, thane"

Prefix[edit]

þeġn-

  1. Prefix denoting service, ministry, chivalry, bravery, nobility; warrior
    þeġnboren "well-born, of noble birth"
    þeġnhyse "attendant, follower, retainer"
    þeġnweorod "band of followers, entourage"