noun, often capitalized \ˈdān-ˌgeld\

Definition of DANEGELD

:  an annual tax believed to have been imposed originally to buy off Danish invaders in England or to maintain forces to oppose them but continued as a land tax

First Known Use of DANEGELD

before 12th century

Rhymes with DANEGELD


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