Northman
Northman North"man (n[^o]rth"man), prop. n.; pl. {Northmen}. [AS. nor[eth]man. See {North}, and {Man}, and cf. {Norman}.] One of the inhabitants of the north of Europe; esp., one of the ancient Scandinavians; a Norseman. [1913 Webster]

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  • Northman — [nôrth′mən] n. pl. Northmen [nôrth′mən] [OE Northmanna: see NORTH & MAN] NORSEMAN …   English World dictionary

  • Northman — This article is about a medieval English earl. For the historical Norse peoples, see Norsemen. For other uses, see Northman (disambiguation). Norþman Ealdorman in [northern] Northumbria Reign fl. 994 Born unknown …   Wikipedia

  • Northman — /nawrth meuhn/, n., pl. Northmen. one of the ancient Scandinavians, esp. a member of the group that from about the 8th to the 11th century made many raids and established settlements in Great Britain, Ireland, many parts of continental Europe,… …   Universalium

  • Northman — North•man [[t]ˈnɔrθ mən[/t]] n. pl. men peo Norseman • Etymology: bef. 900; OE northman(n) (not recorded in ME) …   From formal English to slang

  • Northman — noun Date: before 12th century Norseman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Northman — noun Norse See Also: Norman …   Wiktionary

  • Northman — noun (plural Northmen) archaic a native or inhabitant of Scandinavia, especially Norway …   English new terms dictionary

  • northman — north·man …   English syllables

  • Northman — /ˈnɔθmən/ (say nawthmuhn) noun (plural Northmen) → Norseman1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Northman — n. (pl. men) a native of Scandinavia, esp. of Norway. Etymology: OE …   Useful english dictionary

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