noun thrym·sa \ˈthrimzə, -msə\

Definition of thrymsa



  1. :  a 7th century gold coin and corresponding unit of value of Anglo-Saxon England

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Origin and Etymology of thrymsa

Old English thrymsa, thrimsa, genitive plural, alteration (influenced by thrīe three) of trymesa, trimesa, genitive plural of trymes, trimes, from Late Latin tremis, a coin, from Latin tres three + -mis (as in semis) — more at three, semis (coin)

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to cast off or become cast off

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