Definitions

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  • n. A large merchant ship used in mediaeval Scandinavia

Etymologies

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From Old Norse knǫrr ‘merchant ship’.

Examples

  • November 05, 2007 6: 22 PM bee said ... thanks, anjali. the problem with knorr and other mixes, i find, is that they are too high in sodium. i love the taste, though.

    Quick Fix Chinese Meal

  • I'm not sure what else you could put on the cover of a book entitled Viking, except maybe a ship, and any identifiably Norse ship even a trading knorr would have warlike connotations to most readers.

    Viking: Odinn’s Child

  • A ship, especially a long-distance trading knorr rather than a drakkar, would have suited it much better, I think, since that would have promised travel to far-flung places which it has rather than blood-and-thunder battle scenes, which it doesn't have.

    Cover art, part 2

  • Não esquecer o molho de tomate - se se usar apenas o tomate fresco, o sabor vai ser um pouco àcido e o caldo knorr para reforçar o sabor.

    Cataplana de Carne

  • Strangely, words for small vessels often contain the sound complex kn: such are, for example, German K ni, and Old Norse knorr.

    OUPblog

  • coy thompson & melissa knorr peace corps volunteers general delivery orange walk town belize central america thanks!

    coy & melissa’s ultimate peace corps wish list

  • a tad off topic, but i love soft-boiled eggs for breakfast myself. try it the singaporean way, with a touch of soysauce (i prefer knorr kitchen seasoning) and a dash of ground black pepper. for something a bit more substantial, eat it with toast or over steamed white rice.

    Plain Jane, with chickpeas

  • It’s a knorr, Jack thought foolishly,echoing Olaf’s words from weeks ago: They call it that because the timbers creak the whole time —knorr, knorr, knorr.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • We call it that because the timbers creak the whole time it’s at sea—knorr, knorr, knorr.

    The Sea of Trolls

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