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Ericson

or Ericsson

[er-ik-suh n] /ˈɛr ɪk sən/
noun
1.
Leif
[leef;; Icelandic leyv] /lif;; Icelandic leɪv/ (Show IPA),
flourished a.d. c1000, Norse mariner: according to Icelandic saga, discoverer of Vinland (son of Eric the Red).
Old Norse Eirikson.
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  • Hence it is no wonder that before another half-hour was over, Ericson was asleep by Robert's side.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • They did not seem to be waiting for young Ericson to make social errors.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • The man was plucky enough, and took his tone readily from Ericson's calm, subdued way.

    The Dictator Justin McCarthy
  • I will not come between you and your haberdasher, Mr. Ericson.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • He felt that Mrs. Ericson was pondering his case deeply as she sat clicking her needles.

  • But to the eyes of Hamilton and of Ericson it meant a great deal.

    The Dictator Justin McCarthy
  • He darted up the stair to the room where he had first waited upon Ericson.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • He spoke to Miss Ericson; but it was evident that his thoughts were distracted.

    The Dictator Justin McCarthy
  • Mrs. Ericson came in, wearing a clean white apron, her black hair shining from the application of a wet brush.

  • When he got to the top of the stairs Ericson found his hostess, and shook hands with her.

    The Dictator Justin McCarthy
British Dictionary definitions for Ericson

Ericson

/ˈɛrɪksən/
noun
1.
Leif (liːf). 10th–11th centuries ad, Norse navigator, who discovered Vinland (?1000), variously identified as the coast of New England, Labrador, or Newfoundland; son of Eric the Red
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