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Waʹpentake

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A division of Yorkshire, similar to that better known as a hundred. The word means “touch-arms,” it being the custom of each vassal, when he attended the assemblies of the district, “to touch the spear of his over-lord in token of homage.” Victor Hugo, in his novel of LʹHomme qui Rit, calls a tipstaff a “wapentake.” (Anglo-Saxon, wapen, arms; tacan, to touch.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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