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ath·e·ling

 (ăth′ə-lĭng, ăth′-)
n.
An Anglo-Saxon nobleman or prince, especially the heir to a throne.

[Middle English, from Old English ætheling.]

atheling

(ˈæθɪlɪŋ)
n
1. (Historical Terms) (in Anglo-Saxon England) a prince of any of the royal dynasties
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Anglo-Saxon England) a prince of any of the royal dynasties
[Old English ætheling, from æthelu noble family + -ing3; related to Old High German adaling, Old Norse öthlingr]

ath•el•ing

(ˈæθ ə lɪŋ, ˈæð-)

n.
(in Anglo-Saxon England) a man of royal blood; prince.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English ætheling=æthel(u) noble family (c. Old Saxon athal(i), Old High German adoul, Old Norse athal nature) + -ing -ing3]