Origin of thane
Middle English theyn, from Old English thegn; akin to Old High German thegan thane and perhaps to Greek tiktein to bear, beget
First Known Use: before 12th century
Rhymes with thane
ain, Aisne, ane, Bain, bane, blain, brain, cane, chain, crane, deign, drain, fain, fane, feign, gain, grain, Kane, lane, Lane, main, mane, pain, Paine, pane, plain, plane, quean, rain, reign, rein, sain, sane, seine, Seine, skein, Spain, sprain, stain, strain, swain, thegn, train, twain, Twain, vain, vane, vein, wain, wane, Wayne
Definition of Thane
town W India in Maharashtra NNE of Bombay pop 1,261,517
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