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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Old Norse
Origin: vikingr, perhaps from vik 'bay, inlet' or from Old English wic 'camp'

Viking

noun
     
Viā€§king [countable]
SA a member of the group of Scandinavian people who sailed in ships to attack areas along the coasts of northern and western Europe from the 8th to 11th centuries

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