Origin of Norman
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Contemporary Examples of norman
The remark comes to mind while reading The Selected Letters of Norman Mailer.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness
Ronald K. Fried
December 14, 2014
Some, like Norman Mailer, adopted the cooler pose of being casually interested in the possibility.The FBI’s Bogus ISIS Bust
November 21, 2014
But while Norman sympathizes with the fear, he does not believe in its validity.Ebola Panic Is Worse Than the Disease
October 9, 2014
Blood transfusions on the battlefield, pioneered by Canadian doctor Norman Bethune in the Spanish Civil War, saved many lives.Blood and War: The Hard Truth About ‘Boots on the Ground’
September 22, 2014
Norman Lear had a crisis while filming All in the Family about people genuinely taking Archie Bunker as a role model.The Case Against Cards Against Humanity: Is Max Temkin a Horrible Person? (Does It Matter?)
July 29, 2014
Historical Examples of norman
Inside there is a good deal of transitional Norman work to be seen.Yorkshire Painted And Described
The Norman hath a mangonel or a trabuch upon the forecastle.
"'Tis the badge of Tete-noire, the Norman," cried a seaman-mariner.
Norman towers were sometimes capped with spires in the thirteenth century.
The walls of Norman buildings are thick and massive, and are often faced with cut stone.
c.1200, "one of the mixed Scandinavian-Frankish people who conquered England in 1066," from Old French Normanz, plural of Normand, Normant, literally "North man," from a Scandinavian word meaning "northman" (see Norse), in reference to the Scandinavian people who overran and occupied Normandy 10c. Later meaning "one of the Norman French who conquered England in 1066." As an adjective from 1580s. As a style of architecture, developed in Normandy and employed in England after the conquest, it is attested from 1797. Norseman (1817) is not historical and appears to be due to Scott.