Pronunciation: (dān'geld"), [key]
(in medieval England) an additional tax on land believed to have been levied originally as a tribute to the Danish invaders but later continued for other purposes. Also,dane'geld",Dane•gelt,dane•geltPronunciation: (dān'gelt"). [key]
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