Definition of Housecarls

1. Noun. (plural of housecarl) ¹



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Definition of Housecarls

1. housecarl [n] - See also: housecarl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housecarls

housebreakings
housebreaks
housebroke
housebuilder
housebuilders
housebuilding
housebuyer
housebuyers
housebuying
housecall
housecalls
housecar
housecare
housecarl
housecarls (current term)
housecars
housecat
housecats
houseclean
housecleaned
housecleaner
housecleaners
housecleaning
housecleanings
housecleans
housecoat
housecoats
housecraft
housed

Literary usage of Housecarls

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1. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1877)
"... nor does their name occur in any of the English Laws, but the incidental mention of them by the name of housecarls, or by the equivalent name of ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1871)
"It is plain that, in the great struggle of all, Harold's own housecarls fully bore out their character of being men any one of whom was a match for any ..."

3. The Dictionary of English History by Sidney Low, Frederick Sanders Pulling (1910)
"... after ordering a general muster in London, pressed southwards himself at the head of his housecarls. At London, men flocked in from all southern England ..."

4. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"Grettir now got great blows from them, so that at all times he ran the risk of much hurt; but the housecarls went home, and had much to say of their stout ..."

5. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell, Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan, Caroline Ticknor (1898)
"Grettir now got great blows from them, so that at all times he ran the risk of much hurt; but the housecarls went home, and had much to say of their stout ..."

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