Definition of Hunnish
1. resembling a hun [adj] - See also: hun
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hunnish
Literary usage of Hunnish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Catholic interest in Attila centers chiefly in his relations with those bishops of France and Italy who restrained the hunnish leader in his devastating ..."
2. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"Fortunately, however, for the Italian expedition, the hunnish torrent parted itself into two streams, one of which pursued its journey towards ..."
3. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1920)
"A steady westward drift to the north of the Caspian of hunnish peoples, who were now called Tartars and Turks, was still going on in the sixth century, ..."
4. The Dynasty of Theodosius: Or, Eighty Years' Struggle with the Barbarians by Thomas Hodgkin (1889)
"Death of Attila, 453- The hunnish power broken. the success of Pope Leo, ... The great hunnish king received a magnificent burial from his people. ..."