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Ericson

or Er·ics·son

[er-ik-suh n]
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noun
  1. 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).
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Old Norse Eirikson.
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Examples from the Web for ericson

Historical Examples

  • They did not seem to be waiting for young Ericson to make social errors.

    The Trail of the Hawk

    Sinclair Lewis

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

    The Trail of the Hawk

    Sinclair Lewis

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

    The Trail of the Hawk

    Sinclair Lewis

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

    The Dictator

    Justin McCarthy

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

    The Dictator

    Justin McCarthy


British Dictionary definitions for ericson

Ericson

Ericsson

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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