- a member of a clan.
Origin of clansman
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Examples from the Web for clansman
This rapprochement was The Birth of a Nation that Griffith evoked when he changed the name of his movie from The Clansman.The Fight to Ban ‘Birth of a Nation’
November 20, 2014
And, friend, you don't get informal with a clansman when he's on guard.The Best Made Plans
Everett B. Cole
After all, it was just possible she might not be the Clansman.
But I fear he will wait now till the next sailing of the Clansman.
At death the soul of a clansman may pass into, or may appear as, the Totem animal.The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions
He gazed at the dead man with the affection of a clansman for his chief.The World For Sale, Complete
- a man belonging to a clan
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Word Origin and History for clansman
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