Definition of Jutish in US English:



  • See Jute

    • ‘The Jutish king Ethelbert of Kent married the Frankish princess Bertha and introduced Christianity into parts of Britain.’
    • ‘He probably travelled overland along the Aude - Carcassonne Gap - Garonne - Gironde route to the Atlantic, and then sailed on local shipping to explore the sources of British tin and Jutish amber.’
    • ‘Their high king, Vortigern, finding himself beset on all sides by barbarian invaders, hired Anglo-Saxon and Jutish mercenaries from Denmark and north Germany.’
    • ‘The Jutish territories around the present city of Southampton were seized by Cædwalla, king of Wessex, c. 686, presumably to acquire excellent harbours and access to the sea.’