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Vikings

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Definition any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries
  • Viking raids were not just on the coasts, but also up the rivers.
Viking = any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries
  • And the Viking ships had no weapons, aside from the men.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Viking = any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries
  • It was a large open row boat with a tall front and a tall back (like a Viking boat of old)
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • Viking = any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries
  • After Onassis's death, Jackie retreated from the public eye, eventually securing a job with Viking Press as a book editor in New York City.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • One of the strongest representations appears in the Poetic Edda of the ancient Vikings.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • I've heard rumors that the Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars were also trying to trade up to take me.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • That made it a Viking funeral, after a fashion.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • A bachelor's party is not a Viking invasion.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • I thought this was the Troy, not the Viking raiders.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Jason hosted a celebration party in his room, a timbered Viking hall.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • I suppose the Vikings thought that where one was good, three might be better.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • I imagine Viking warriors might look like that, if Vikings were clean-shaven and modernized.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • "It's a minivan, not a Viking."
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • The scene is part personal tragedy, part Viking funeral, part Chippewa trip to the next world, all strange.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • It reminds me of a Viking ship.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • I also went on board a Viking ship which lay a short distance from the little craft.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • Mariner, Viking, Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity, just to name a few, had all been born in this one room.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • Within a minute, the frame had assumed the characteristic shape of a Viking ship.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • I believe in my heart of hearts that he suffered as much about Lucy's death as any of us, but he bore himself through it like a moral Viking.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • At first, Hazel thought they were wearing Viking helmets.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune

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