norman definition

  • noun:
    • A wooden club, or metal pin.
    • An inhabitant of Normandy, a duchy and soon after a province of northern France bordering regarding English Channel; a part of this branch associated with the Northmen or Scandinavians who at the start of the tenth century satisfied in north France and founded the duchy of Normandy.
    • identical to Norman French (which see, below).
    • Nautical: A short, heavy iron pin placed into a hole in the windlass or bitts, to help keep the chaincable in position while veering.
    • A pin through the rudder-head.
    • US operatic soprano (created in 1945)
    • an inhabitant of Normandy
    • Australian golfer (born in 1955)
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to Normandy or the Normans.
  • adjective:
    • of or associated with or characteristic of Normandy
    • of or concerning or feature of the Normans

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