- Leif [leef; Icelandic leyv] /lif; Icelandic leɪv/, flourished a.d. c1000, Norse mariner: according to Icelandic saga, discoverer of Vinland (son of Eric the Red).
Old Norse Eirikson.
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They did not seem to be waiting for young Ericson to make social errors.
I won't guarantee what 'll happen if you don't play ball, Mr. Ericson.
I will not come between you and your haberdasher, Mr. Ericson.
He was Ericson's intimate and adviser, as well as secretary.
But to the eyes of Hamilton and of Ericson it meant a great deal.
- Leif (liːf). 10th–11th centuries ad, Norse navigator, who discovered Vinland (?1000), variously identified as the coast of New England, Labrador, or Newfoundland; son of Eric the Red
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