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Hardicanute

[hahr-duh-kuh-noot, -nyoot]
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noun
  1. Hardecanute.

Hardecanute

or Har·di·ca·nute

[hahr-duh-kuh-noot, -nyoot]
noun
  1. 1019?–42, king of Denmark 1035–42, king of England 1040–42 (son of Canute).
Also Har·tha·cnut [hahr-thuh-kuh-noot, -nyoot] /ˌhɑr ðə kəˈnut, -ˈnyut/.
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Examples from the Web for hardicanute

Historical Examples

  • This sacred fane was destroyed by the Danes, under Hardicanute, in 1041.

    The Cathedrals of Great Britain

    P. H. Ditchfield

  • Altogether, Hardicanute seems to have been a merry thoughtless king.

  • He is said to have incited Hardicanute to set fire to the city of Worcester.

  • Thurstan (Turstayn) is one of two tax collectors sent by Hardicanute to Worcester.

  • She might cling more fondly to Hardicanute, who was her youngest child, than to the rest—such a feeling is not uncommon.


British Dictionary definitions for hardicanute

Hardicanute

noun
  1. same as Harthacanute

Hardecanute

noun
  1. same as Harthacanute
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