Definition of Danegelt

1. Noun. (alternative form of Danegeld) ¹



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Definition of Danegelt

1. danegeld [n -S] - See also: danegeld

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Danegelt

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dandyish
dandyishly
dandyism
dandyisms
dandyize
dandyized
dandyizes
dandyizing
dandyling
dandylings
dane
dane particle
danegeld
danegelds
danegelt (current term)
danegelts
danelagh
danelaghs
danelaw
danelaws
daneweed
daneweeds
danewort
daneworts
dang
dang it
dang tootin'
dang tooting
dangdut

Literary usage of Danegelt

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"danegelt (Sax. gelt, money), an ancient tax paid by the Saxons in England, ... This soon became a permanent tax under the name of danegelt, raised by an ..."

2. The History of Normandy and of England by Francis Palgrave (1864)
"... makes a Ways and Means, his new assessment of the U,ee^t"^c0^" danegelt, or tax of six shillings upon each hyde '^prin" of land, so recently settled ..."

3. Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury by Walter Farquhar Hook (1861)
"danegelt.—Abundance of surface Gold.— Visits Rome. —His Itinerary first published. ... danegelt ..."

4. The History of Normandy and of England by Francis Palgrave (1864)
"... danegelt, or tax of six shillings upon each hyde ^£7''"" of land, so recently settled by Domesday, was more than equivalent to such an hypothetical ..."

5. Lives of the Queens of England Before the Norman Conquest by Matthew Hall (1864)
"... when boys, represented—Installation of Leofric, Bishop of Exeter—Famine—Edward remits the tax of danegelt—Rupture with Earl Godwin—Flight of Godwin and ..."

6. The British Admirals: With an Introductory View of the Naval History of England by Robert Southey, Robert Bell (1833)
"He revived the danegelt upon this occasion; and, because many lands which had been charged with it under the Anglo-Saxon kings were exempted from this tax ..."

7. The queens before the Conquest by Matthew Hall (1854)
"... Bishop of Exeter—Famine- Edward remits the tax of danegelt—Rupture with Earl Godwin— Flight of Godwin and his family to Flanders—His banishment— Triumph ..."

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