Norseman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Norse +‎ -man

Proper noun[edit]

Norseman (plural Norsemen)

  1. (historical) a mediaeval1 Scandinavian.
  2. A Scandinavian1 or a person of Scandinavian ancestry.
  3. (historical) a Viking.
  4. (dated) a Norwegian.

Usage notes[edit]

  • 1 - Sometimes used to describe non-mediaeval Scandinavians; that is modern, contemporary Scandinavians, perhaps jocular or slang.

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