What is Norse?

  • (noun): An inhabitant of Scandinavia.
    Synonyms: Scandinavian, Northman
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "Norse":

  • (adj): Of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures.
    Example: "Norse sagas"; "Norse nomads"
    Synonyms: Scandinavian
  • (adj): Of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language.
    Synonyms: Norwegian

Famous quotes containing the word norse:

    Carlyle has not the simple Homeric health of Wordsworth, nor the deliberate philosophic turn of Coleridge, nor the scholastic taste of Landor, but, though sick and under restraint, the constitutional vigor of one of his old Norse heroes.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)