teutonic

Part of speech: adjective

Germanic.

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Usage examples "teutonic":

  1. This German war dance around the red banner must first be put to a bloody end, or their Teutonic battle fiend will take possession of them, and then all is over. - "The Scarlet Banner", Felix Dahn.
  2. But the Teutonic chief often had a larger mind than the modern student: he needed to have, if he was to get the best at the same time both from his wild fighting men and from his Latin clerks. - "Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn", R. W. Chambers.
  3. Thus we see that we can follow the High- German, as well as the Low- German branch of Teutonic speech, back to about the seventh century after Christ. - "Lectures on The Science of Language", Max Müller.