What does the word teuton mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A German.

Usage examples for teuton

  1. Phidyle is neither ancient nor modern, Latin nor Teuton; she is all of them at once. – Horace and His Influence by Grant Showerman
  2. Then the lawyer for the prisoner managed to slip in a stout old Teuton, who replied, in answer to a question as to his place of nativity, " Schleswig- Holstein." – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  3. And thus her tale the Teuton maid begun: 13 Daughter of Harold, Mercia's Earl, am I. Small need to tell to Knighthood's Christian son What creed of wrath the Saxons sanctify. – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton