Hership

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hership hėr′ship the carrying off of cattle:
    • n Hership hėr′ship (Scot.) foray.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Here, army, or stem of A.S. herjan, to harry; cf. Ice. herskapr, warfare—herr, army, and -skapr, -ship.