esne

noun
es·​ne | \ ˈeznē, -ˌne \
plural -s

Definition of esne

: a laborer or man of the lower classes among the Anglo-Saxons

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History and Etymology for esne

Old English; akin to Old High German asni day laborer, Gothic asneis day laborer, harvester, asans harvest

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“Esne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/esne. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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