bonheddig

WelshEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From bonedd (pedigree; nobility) + -og (one possessing; one doing)

NounEdit

bonheddig ?

  1. a noble
  2. an aristocrat

Usage notesEdit

In Medieval use, bonheddig applied to the national aristocracy in the widest sense as opposed to peasants (taeog), foreigners (alltud), or slaves (caeth).

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Last modified on 28 February 2013, at 12:02