Pronunciation: (thā'nij), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/thanage.html on line 71 [key]
1. the tenure by which lands were held by a thane.
2. the land so held.
3. the office, rank, or jurisdiction of a thane.
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