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- Mertian (obsolete)
From Late Latin Mercius + -an, Latinized from Old English Mierċe.
Mercian (plural Mercians)
- (historical) A native or inhabitant of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia.
- 1590, Edmund Spenser, “Book III, Canto III”, in The Faerie Queene. […], London: […] [John Wolfe] for William Ponsonbie, →OCLC:
- And comming forth shall spred his banner brave / Over the troubled South, that it shall make / The warlike Mertians for feare to quake […]
- The dialect of Old English spoken in Mercia.
Mercian (not comparable)
- Of, from or relating to Mercia.
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