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hundred-mann

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
hundred-mann, es; m.
The chief of a hundred men, a centurion
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  • Ðá clypode hé ðæne hundredman

    accersito centurione,

    • Mk. Skt. 15, 44.
  • Sette hig tó ealdrum and tó hundredmannum and tó fíftigesmannum and tó teóðingmannum

    constitui eos principes, tribunes et centuriones et quinquagenarios et decanos,

    • Deut. 1, 15.
  • Þúsendmen and hundrydmen and fíftiesmen and teóðingmen

    tribunos et quinquagenarios et decanos,

    • Ex. 18, 21.
Etymology
[Cf.
O. H. Ger. hunteri centurio.
]
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v.  hundredes man hundredes ealdor.
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