vikingr antedating

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Mon Dec 11 15:58:12 UTC 2006

OED a1807

1805 The lay of the last minstrel: a poem. By Walter Scott, (London: James
Ballantyne and Co) via google-books p. 312 (in Notes on Canto VI):

The chiefs of the _Vikingr_, or Scandinavian pirates [....]

Stephen Goranson

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