Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of clansman.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In addition to Nicholas’s precautions, Philip and his clansmen were a constant presence, hovering around the edges of Gillian and her sisters.

    My Devilish Scotsman

  • Is this really the same language that was used by clansmen gathered to hear tell of the heroic exploits of Beowulf and his fellow warriors?

    The English Is Coming!

  • Is this really the same language that was used by clansmen gathered to hear tell of the heroic exploits of Beowulf and his fellow warriors?

    The English Is Coming!

  • Beginning in 793 AD and continuing for decades thereafter, Viking raids brought North Germanic clansmen to the coasts of Britain.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Beginning in 793 AD and continuing for decades thereafter, Viking raids brought North Germanic clansmen to the coasts of Britain.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Somalis in Minneapolis who go home to join their clansmen in a multi-player civil war should not rightly be classified as would-be terrorists because their clan is somehow related to al-Shabaab, which may or may not have the potential to contribute to an al-Qaidi attack on American 'interests' somewhere in East Africa.

    Michael Brenner: A Phony War

  • Somalis in Minneapolis who go home to join their clansmen in a multi-player civil war should not rightly be classified as would-be terrorists because their clan is somehow related to al-Shabaab, which may or may not have the potential to contribute to an al-Qaidi attack on American 'interests' somewhere in East Africa.

    Michael Brenner: A Phony War

  • Somalis in Minneapolis who go home to join their clansmen in a multi-player civil war should not rightly be classified as would-be terrorists because their clan is somehow related to al-Shabaab, which may or may not have the potential to contribute to an al-Qaidi attack on American 'interests' somewhere in East Africa.

    Michael Brenner: A Phony War

  • He did, however, proudly consider himself Jewish by heritage, and he felt a strong kinship with what he called his fellow tribesmen or clansmen.

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

  • In 2007, she created "The Rape of the Sabine Women," an 83-minute allegorical film in five acts loosely based on the myth of the founding of Rome, in which Roman warriors abduct women from the neighboring Sabine tribe to become their wives; and, when their clansmen come to their rescue, the women must step into battle between their Roman husbands and Sabine relatives to secure the future of Western civilization.

    Taking Senses to the Extreme

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