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Rolf

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

Rollo

[rol-oh] /ˈrɒl oʊ/
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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British Dictionary definitions for rolf ganger

Rolf

/rɒlf/
noun
1.
other names for Rollo

Rollo

/ˈrɒləʊ/
noun
1.
?860–?930 ad, Norse war leader who received from Charles the Simple a fief that formed the basis of the duchy of Normandy Also Rolf, Rolf the Ganger
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Word Origin and History for rolf ganger
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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Slang definitions & phrases for rolf ganger

rolf

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ralph


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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