Dreng

Term for a lord of a small *manor, who was free except for some duties of military service; it was used primarily in Northumbria. [< OldEngl. drengr = brave man] -

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  • dreng — sb., en, e, ene, i sms. drenge , fx drengebarn, drengedrøm, drengetøj …   Dansk ordbog

  • Dreng — This unusual and interesting name is of Scandinavian, Norse origin, deriving from the Old Norse word drengr meaning young man , but having more than one possible interpretation. The name is recorded in 1161 as a personal name, Dreng de Calvalea …   Surnames reference

  • dreng — noun also drengh ˈdreŋ ( s) Etymology: Middle English dreng, dring, from Old English dreng warrior, from Old Norse drengr young man, valiant man; akin to Middle Irish dringid he steps, Russian derzhat to hold, Latin firmus firm more at firm old… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dreng — sb. == chieftain, gentleman. HD. 31. AS. dreng …   Oldest English Words

  • dreng — m ( es/ as) youth, warrior …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Dreng — The name given to a free peasant in Northumbria and sometimes in Yorkshire and Lancashire. The name usually implies that land is held in return for military service …   Medieval glossary

  • dreng — A tenant in capite; that is, a tenant who held his land immediately of the king …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • En slem Dreng — Infobox Film name = En slem Dreng image size = caption = director = Lau Lauritzen Sr. producer = writer = Valdemar Andersen narrator = starring = music = cinematography = Frederik Fuglsang editing = distributor =Nordisk Film released = September… …   Wikipedia

  • Boy — Dreng, tjener i englands kolonier …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Junge — Ein Junge, auch als Knabe oder Bub bezeichnet, ist ein männliches Kind. Junge in Spanien …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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