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See also: Knut and knút

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

knut (plural knuts)

  1. (archaic, informal, Edwardian) An idle upper-class man-about-town[1]
    Oh Hades! the Ladies who leave their wooden huts,
    For Gilbert the Filbert, the colonel of the knuts...

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DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

knut f, m (plural knutten, diminutive knutje n)

  1. gnat

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Knute.

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knȕt m (Cyrillic spelling кну̏т)

  1. knout

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse knútr, from Proto-Germanic (compare *knuttan-, whence English knot).

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knut c

  1. knot; a looping of a piece of string
  2. an exterior corner of a building

Usage notesEdit

corner

In particular used about log cabins, but also generalized to small and medium sized buildings

DeclensionEdit

Declension of knut 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative knut knuten knutar knutarna
Genitive knuts knutens knutars knutarnas

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