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Wittekind

[vit-uh-kint] /ˈvɪt əˌkɪnt/
noun
1.
died a.d. 807? Westphalian chief: leader of the Saxons against Charlemagne.
Also, Widukind.
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  • Wittekind was a stubborn heathen, and a very determined man.

  • Then Wittekind submitted, came into the camp of Charles, and asked to be baptized.

  • Anyhow, Wittekind, who has the commercial end of things in view, thinks it's ripping.

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  • When I told Barbara about this, she rather agreed with Wittekind.

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  • "Wittekind wouldn't have the old title," cried Jaffery eagerly.

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  • Wittekind told dear Adrian that he thought it a perfect title.

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  • I advise you strongly to go to Wittekind yourself and bite him.

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  • "You only put up monuments to those who are dead," said Wittekind.

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  • "I'm so glad I plucked up courage to come and see you, Mr. Wittekind," she said.

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  • Wittekind was well aware that his mission as a Saxon leader was at an end.

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