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Ericson

or Ericsson

[er-ik-suh n] /ˈɛr ɪk sən/
noun
1.
Leif
[leef;; Icelandic leyv] /lif;; Icelandic leɪv/ (Show IPA),
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.

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  • I won't guarantee what 'll happen if you don't play ball, Mr. Ericson.

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  • I will not come between you and your haberdasher, Mr. Ericson.

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  • But to the eyes of Hamilton and of Ericson it meant a great deal.

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  • He was Ericson's intimate and adviser, as well as secretary.

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  • He spoke to Miss Ericson; but it was evident that his thoughts were distracted.

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  • You have no warmer admirer in the world than my brother, Mr. Ericson.'

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  • When he got to the top of the stairs Ericson found his hostess, and shook hands with her.

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  • Soame Rivers slipped away in the crowd, after nodding to Ericson.

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  • Helena sat down on a sofa with a sigh of relief, and Ericson sat down beside her.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ericson

Ericson

/ˈɛrɪksən/
noun
1.
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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