Simple Definition of Norse
: the language of ancient Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland
the Norse : the people of ancient Norway, Sweden, Denmark, or Iceland
Examples of norse in a sentence
The Norse arrived in the ninth century.
Origin and Etymology of norse
probably from obsolete Dutch noorsch, adjective, Norwegian, Scandinavian, alteration of obsolete Dutch noordsch northern, from Dutch noord north; akin to Old English north north
First Known Use: circa 1688
Definition of Norse
1 : of or relating to ancient Scandinavia or the language of its inhabitants
2 : norwegian
First Known Use of norse
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