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heretoga (plural heretogas)
- (historical) An Anglo-Saxon army leader or commander; a general; a duke.
- 1890, James Kendall Hosmer, 'A Short History of Anglo-Saxon Freedom':
- Like the old heretogas, they possessed no authority but such as was accorded them by their fellow-tribesmen, though when once constituted they had a power co-ordinate with that of the folk-moot.
- Middle English: heretowa, heretoȝe, heretogh, heretoȝæ, heretoche
- → English: heretog
- → English: heretoga