Wittekind

[vit-uh-kint]
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noun

died a.d. 807?, Westphalian chief: leader of the Saxons against Charlemagne.

Also Widukind.
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Historical Examples of wittekind

  • Wittekind was a stubborn heathen, and a very determined man.

  • Then Wittekind submitted, came into the camp of Charles, and asked to be baptized.

  • When I told Barbara about this, she rather agreed with Wittekind.

    Jaffery

    William J. Locke

  • Anyhow, Wittekind, who has the commercial end of things in view, thinks it's ripping.

    Jaffery

    William J. Locke

  • "Wittekind wouldn't have the old title," cried Jaffery eagerly.

    Jaffery

    William J. Locke