Definition of dreng
old English law
: a free tenant especially in ancient Northumbria who held under a partly military and partly servile form of tenure antedating the Norman conquest
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Origin and Etymology of dreng
Middle English dreng, dring, from Old English dreng warrior, from Old Norse drengr young man, valiant man; akin to Middle Irish dringid he steps, Russian derzhat' to hold, Latin firmus firm — more at firm
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