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German Ocean

  1. (obsolete or dialectal, Scotland) North Sea
    • 1902, John Fiske, The writings of John Fiske:
      If we take the oldest specimens of Flemish and Frisian, and compare them with the English of King Alfred and the Norse that was spoken by the settlers of Iceland, we realize how very close was the kinship a thousand years ago among the people on all coasts of the German Ocean.