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  • n. Plural form of Teuton.

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Examples

  • Though why they had to hate on those high-skilled Teutons is beyond me.

    Matthew Yglesias » Enforcement

  • The word Teutons instead of Germans, Pavel Petrovitch had used with ironical intention; none noticed it however.

    Chapter VI

  • He holds that there is no such thing as a general progress of mankind, that progress is only for those whom he calls the Teutons, and that when they mix with or are intruded upon by alien and, as he regards them, lower races, the result is fatal.

    VIII. The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century

  • It is not possible that the spirit of the Teutons should be the same, after six weeks of marching without rest or truce in an enemy country, night and day harassed by an adversary whom they had been led to despise, and when they must give up the steadfastly promised entry into the fascinating city of Paris.

    The Diary of a French Army Chaplain

  • Aryan and Teutonic are terms having very distinct linguistic meanings; but whether they have any such ethnical meanings as were formerly attributed to them is so doubtful, that we can not even be sure whether the ancestors of most of those we call Teutons originally spoke an Aryan tongue at all.

    II. Biological Analogies in History

  • The Teutons are a wintry race and often take their summer joys in a hard, hyperborean fashion.

    Villa Elsa A Story of German Family Life

  • Aryan and Teutonic are terms having very distinct linguistic meanings; but whether they have any such ethnical meanings as were formerly attributed to them is so doubtful, that we cannot even be sure whether the ancestors of most of those we call Teutons originally spoke an Aryan tongue at all.

    African and European Addresses

  • The place where the Arles inhabitants fled from the Teutons was the limestone range of Les Alpines, almost an island, so surrounded was it by lagoons and marshes.

    In Troubadour-Land A Ramble in Provence and Languedoc

  • The night was spent by the Romans in some alarm, for though they had defeated their foes and penetrated to their camp, yet they had not time to fortify their own position; and they dreaded lest the Ambrons should make head during the night, call the Teutons to their assistance, and charge up the hill.

    In Troubadour-Land A Ramble in Provence and Languedoc

  • The Romans having governed Oceana provincially, the Teutons were the first that introduced the form of the late monarchy.

    The Commonwealth of Oceana

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