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Thing

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English

Etymology

Old Norse þing (Swedish ting), cognate with Old English þing ( > English thing).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /θɪŋ/

Noun

Singular
Thing

Plural
-

Thing (-)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A public assembly or council in a Scandinavian country
    • 1997, Before Thorstein left home, he and Asgerd decided to take Arinbjorn's gift, the silk cloak, out of Egil's chest, and Thorstein wore it to the Thing. — ‘Egil's Saga’, tr. Bernard Scudder, The Sagas of Icelanders (Penguin 2001, p. 168)

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