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  • proper n. Plural form of Norseman.

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Examples

  • Because they were sometimes called Norsemen, their region became known as Normandy and they were called Normans.

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  • In addition to that as we read history we come down through the period and we find that there came to England young men like Canute and Hardicanute, the Norsemen from the north, those men who were inspired by that desire of adventure which took them into all the seas of the world, and made of England the nation which is Mistress of the Seas, and whose colonies can be found in every island and upon every continent today.

    The West and Canada's Problem

  • Olaf Triggvison saw him approaching, and again calling his Norsemen to follow him, he leapt over the rail and landed on the enemy's deck.

    Olaf the Glorious A Story of the Viking Age

  • But there is a second link, ere we come to the Norsemen, which is strong enough to merit the favorable consideration of the scientific man, for it rests on evidence worthy serious investigation.

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  • The Norsemen were the more prone to these superstitions, because itwas a favourite fancy of theirs that, in many instances, the change fromlife to death altered the temper of the human spirit from benignant tomalevolent; or perhaps, that when the soul left the body, its departurewas occasionally supplied by a wicked demon, who took the opportunity toenter and occupy its late habitation.

    Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

  • When I was a boy, my father, whose memory was stored with innumerable scraps of the old viking sagas, or stories, used to tell me about the discovery of Vinland by the Norsemen, which is just the land that seems to have been re-discovered by Columbus and Cabot.

    The Crew of the Water Wagtail

  • Scandinavians, there are found multitudes of inscriptions in the ancient alphabet of the Norsemen, which is called the Runic.

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  • The Norsemen were the more prone to these superstitions, because it was

    Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

  • Up next for Anderson and the Norsemen is a Little Ten Conference game at Paw Paw on Friday followed by the annual Plano Christmas Classic that is scheduled for Dec. 26-30.

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  • In the north: Bands of Northmen (also called Norsemen, Danes, Vikings; (See 1171), pushed outward from Scandinavia.

    c. 787-925

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