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[vit-uh-kint] /ˈvɪt əˌkɪnt/
died a.d. 807? Westphalian chief: leader of the Saxons against Charlemagne.
Also, Widukind. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The Saxon nobles humbly renewed their submission, and tried to throw the whole responsibility of the rebellion upon Wittekind.

    A History of Germany Bayard Taylor
  • Wittekind was a stubborn heathen, and a very determined man.

  • Of the immigrants brought over by the Wittekind in 1906, at the end of a year the larger part had left South Carolina.

    The Southern South Albert Bushnell Hart
  • Anyhow, Wittekind, who has the commercial end of things in view, thinks it's ripping.

    Jaffery William J. Locke
  • Then Wittekind submitted, came into the camp of Charles, and asked to be baptized.

  • When I told Barbara about this, she rather agreed with Wittekind.

    Jaffery William J. Locke
  • Charlemagne marched immediately into the Saxon land: the rebels dispersed at his approach and Wittekind again became a fugitive.

    A History of Germany Bayard Taylor
  • "Wittekind wouldn't have the old title," cried Jaffery eagerly.

    Jaffery William J. Locke
  • But unyielding as Wittekind was, his great antagonist was equally resolute and persistent.

  • Wittekind told dear Adrian that he thought it a perfect title.

    Jaffery William J. Locke

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