vandal

Part of speech: noun

One of a race that in the fifth century ravaged Gaul and pillaged Rome.

Part of speech: noun

Any ruthless plunderer or destroyer.

Part of speech: adjective

Vandal, vandalic.

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Usage examples "vandal":

  1. A new door and window have also been cut in the wall opposite the altar close to the three daughters of Piero, by vandal hands; and " Bruta, bruta!" - "A Wanderer in Florence", E. V. Lucas.
  2. Thus till his dying day he bore in his body a yearly reminder of his encounter with the Phantom Knight of the Vandal Camp. - "Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading", Frances Jenkins Olcott.
  3. Don't be a Vandal- you are not a Sandwich Islander, about to chew your Kava. - "Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce", E. R. Billings.