- 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).
Old Norse Eirikson.
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They did not seem to be waiting for young Ericson to make social errors.
I won't guarantee what 'll happen if you don't play ball, Mr. Ericson.
I will not come between you and your haberdasher, Mr. Ericson.
But to the eyes of Hamilton and of Ericson it meant a great deal.
He was Ericson's intimate and adviser, as well as secretary.
- 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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