noun can·tred \ˈkan‧ˌtred\
variants: or



Definition of cantred



  1. :  an obsolete Welsh territorial unit composed of a hundred trefs :  hundred

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Origin and Etymology of cantred

Middle English cantrede, candrede from Medieval Latin cantredus, candredus, modification (probably influenced by Medieval Latin hundredus hundred, division of an England country) of Middle Welsh cantref, from cant hundred + tref home, town; akin to Latin centum hundred and to Old English thorp village

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a trip made at another's expense

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