Definition of Thingman in English:

Thingman

noun

History
  • A member of a Thing; specifically = "housecarl".

Origin

Early 19th century. From Thing + man, after Old Icelandic þingmaðr person present at a Thing, member of parliament (plural þingmenn), also in plural form Þingmenn in specific use denoting the housecarls or bodyguards of Cnut and his successors in England; compare also the genitive compound Þingamenn in this specifically sense.

Pronunciation

Thingman

/ˈθɪŋmən//ˈθɪŋman/