Origin of Visigoth
Examples from the Web for visigoth
Historical Examples of visigoth
Theodoric, the Visigoth king, was killed on the battlefield.A Short History of Spain
Mary Platt Parmele
Visigoth, poeticè for the Spanish ravagers of Mexico and Peru.The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Adolphus lays the foundation of the Visigoth dominion in Spain.
Then the Visigoth went down and took every one with her—ships generally do that; the corpses don't cumber the sea for some time.
They might have run in an extra verse specifying sudden collapse—like the Visigoth's.
Word Origin for Visigoth
1640s, from Late Latin Visigothus (plural Visigothi), perhaps "West Goths" (cf. Old High German westan "from the west"), as opposed to Ostrogothi; but according to some authorities, Visi/Vesi appears to be a Latinized form of a tribal name.