wæpengetæc

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vápnatak, from vápn (weapon) + tak (taking).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wǣpenġetæc n

  1. a vote made by touching one's weapon; a council where such votes are taken
  2. wapentake; a district governed by such a council, generally under Scandinavian control
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