rolf ganger

Rolf

[rolf]
noun
1.
Also called Rolf the Ganger [gang-er] . Rollo ( def 1 ).
2.
a male given name: from Scandinavian words meaning “glory” and “wolf.”
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Rollo

[rol-oh] .
noun
1.
Also called Rolf, Roy, Hrolf, Rolf the Ganger. a.d. c860–931?, Norse chieftain: 1st duke of Normandy 911?.
2.
a male given name, form of Rolf.
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Rolf or Rolf the Ganger (rɒlf)
 
n
other names for Rollo
 
Rolf the Ganger or Rolf the Ganger
 
n

Rollo (ˈrɒləʊ)
 
n
Rolf, Also: Rolf the Ganger ?860--?930 ad, Norse war leader who received from Charles the Simple a fief that formed the basis of the duchy of Normandy

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Rolf
masc. proper name, introduced in England by the Normans, from O.N. Hrolfr, related to O.H.G. Hrodulf, lit. "wolf of fame" (see Rudolph). Rolfing (1972) as a deep massage technique is named for U.S. physiotherapist Ida P. Rolf (1897-1979), and first attested 1958, as Rolf Technique.
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