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Of, relating to, or involving England and Scandinavia; especially relating to the Vikings in England or their culture.
A Scandinavian living in England; specifically a Viking invader or settler.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Gentleman's Magazine. From Anglo- + Scandinavian.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.