hathel

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English hathel (a noble, knight, man), a conflation of Middle English haleth (hero, warrior) (from Old English hæleþ) and Middle English athel, athele (noble) (from Old English æþele). More at athel, heleth.

Noun[edit]

hathel (plural hathels)

  1. (obsolete or dialectal) A noble; a noble man of worth; man.