[nawrs-muh n]

noun, plural Norse·men.

Origin of Norseman

First recorded in 1810–20; Norse + man1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for norseman

Historical Examples of norseman

  • But a heathen at heart and a Norseman in spirit, he did not intend to keep this promise.

  • And let each take his weapons, nor care how many Danes there be to one Norseman.'

  • The reply was as near a shrug of the shoulders as a Norseman can accomplish.


    Thomas Nelson Page

  • But when Fred hooked the salmon the excitement of the Norseman knew no bounds.

    Chasing the Sun

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Fred paused for a moment, and the Norseman sighed and shook his head.

    Chasing the Sun

    R.M. Ballantyne

British Dictionary definitions for norseman


noun plural -men

another name for a Viking
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