noun holm·gang \ˈhō(l)mˌgaŋ\

Definition of holmgang


  1. :  a duel especially on an island

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Origin and Etymology of holmgang

Old Norse hōlmganga, from hōlmr small island + ganga act of going; akin to Old English gang act of going — more at gang

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to criticize severely

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