clansman

[ klanz-muh n ]
/ ˈklænz mən /
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noun, plural clans·men.

a member of a clan.

Nearby words

  1. clangorous,
  2. clangour,
  3. clank,
  4. clannish,
  5. clannishly,
  6. clanswoman,
  7. clap,
  8. clap eyes on,
  9. clap on,
  10. clap skate

Origin of clansman

First recorded in 1800–10; clan + 's1 + -man

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British Dictionary definitions for clansman

clansman

/ (ˈklænzmən) /

noun plural -men

a man belonging to a clan
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Word Origin and History for clansman

clansman

n.

1810, "member of a clan," from genitive of clan + man (n.).

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