wapentake

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English wapentake, wepentake, wapentache, wapentac, from Old English wǣpenġetæc, from Old Norse vápnatak, from vápn (weapon) + taka (take), equivalent to weapon +‎ take.

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wapentake (plural wapentakes)

  1. An administrative subdivision in northern English counties, developed under Norse influence, and corresponding to hundreds in the rest of England.

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