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, Danegelt \Dane"gelt`\
, n. [AS. danegeld.
, and Geld
, n.] (Eng. Hist.)
An annual tax formerly laid on the English nation to buy off
the ravages of Danish invaders, or to maintain forces to
oppose them. It afterward became a permanent tax, raised by
an assessment, at first of one shilling, afterward of two
shillings, upon every hide of land throughout the realm.
--Wharton's Law Dict. Tomlins.