What does the word teutonic mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Max Müller