See also: norse

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Partly from Dutch Noorsch (now Noors (Norwegian)), from noordsch (northern; nordic); and partly from Danish norsk (Norwegian). Both equivalent to north +‎ -ish. Doublet of Norsk.

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Norse (comparative more Norse, superlative most Norse)

  1. Of or relating to the people, language and culture of Scandinavia.
  2. Of or relating to the North Germanic group of languages.

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Norse pl (plural only)

  1. The collective Scandinavian (historically Norwegian) people.
  2. Speakers of any of the North Germanic languages.

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  1. Synonym of Old Norse

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Norse (uncountable)

  1. (US printing, rare, dated) A size of type between Saxon and excelsior, 2+12-point type.

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