þegnung-mann
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þegnung-mann
(þéning-, þénig-), es; m. I. in a general sense, a serving-man, attendant Wæs amang ðám Malchus heora ðénigmann, and ða eáðelícan þénunga ðe hé ðider bróhte heom geornlíce þénode, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 239. Árás Malchus heora þeningmann, and dyde eall swá his gewuna wæs, nam mid him sumne dǽl feós ... ðæt feoh bær tó porte, 472-486: 447. Se Hǽlend hét ða ðénigmen áfyllan six stǽnene fatu, Homl. Th. i. 58, 12. II. a servant of a lord or king, a thane, minister, a. in a general sense Sint tó manienne ða ðe mildheortlíce sellaþ ðæt hié habbaþ, ðæt hié angieten ðæt hié sint gesette ðæm hefencundan Gode tó ðéningmannum tó dǽlanne ðás lǽnan gód (ut a coelesti Domino dispensatores se positos subditorum temporalium agnoscant ), Past. 44; Swt. 321, 7. Án woruldcynincg hæfþ fela þegna; hé ne mæg beón wurðful cynincg búton hé hæbbe swylce þéningmen ðe þeáwfæstnysse him gebeódon, Homl. Skt. i. pref., 62. b. as a technical English term Míne (Alfred's ) ealdormenn and míne þénigmenn, Chart. Th. 490, 22. On cinges þéningmanna gemóte, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. vi. 80, 20. See Kemble's Saxons in England, ii. 47; Stubbs' Const. Hist. i. 186.
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