Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Bermudaonion where we share new (to us) words that we’ve encountered in our reading.
Today's words come from THE BIRTH OF BRITAIN by Winston Churchill
1. thanage- the tenure by which lands were held by a thane
2. caitiff- a base, despicable person
3. fetters- a chain or shackle placed on the feet
4. avarice- insatiable greed for riches; inordinate miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth
5. fealty- the obligation or the engagement to be faithful to a lord.