Canute
biographical name died 1035 the Great king of England (1016-35); of Denmark (1018-35); of Norway (1028-35)

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  • canute — (del cat. «canut») 1 (Mur.) m. Canuto, *cerbatana. 2 (Mur.) Gusano de *seda que enferma a poco de despertar y muere a los pocos días. * * * canute. (Del cat. canut). m. coloq. Mur …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Canute — [kə no͞ot′, kənyo͞ot′] [< Dan Knut] 994? 1035; 1st Dan. king of England (1017 35) & king of Denmark (1018 35) & of Norway (1028 35): also called Canute the Great …   English World dictionary

  • Canute — • King of the English, Danes, and Norwegians, b. about 994; d. at Shaftesbury, 12 November 1035 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • canute — (Del cat. canut). m. coloq. Mur. cerbatana (ǁ canuto para disparar bodoques) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Canute — noun king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994 1035) • Syn: ↑Cnut, ↑Knut, ↑Canute the Great • Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canute — Ca|nute (?995 1035) the King of England from 1016 to 1035, who also became King of Denmark and Norway. According to an old story, King Canute once ordered the sea to stop moving towards the land …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Canute — Ca|nute [ kə nut ] a king of England, Denmark, and Norway who once stood in front of the sea and ordered it to stop moving toward the land. People sometimes refer to Canute when they are talking about actions that will never succeed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Canute — /keuh nooht , nyooht /, n. A.D. 994? 1035, Danish king of England 1017 35; of Denmark 1018 35; and of Norway 1028 35. Also, Cnut, Knut. * * * …   Universalium

  • Canute — noun a) used in England from the eleventh to the thirteenth century. b) , king of England, Denmark and Norway …   Wiktionary

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