Baresark



Scandinavian Legend. a berserker.
without armor.
Historical Examples

No baresark of them, nor Odin’s self, was a bit of truer stuff.
The World’s Greatest Books, Vol XII. Arthur Mee

Gizur looked first at his sword, then on the baresark, and lastly at Swanhild.
Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard

“Then, thou yellow-headed puppy-dog, thou shalt go with one eye against a baresark with two,” growled Ospakar.
Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard

It was the wraith of the baresark that Brighteyes had slain—the first of all the men he slew.
Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard

He cannot mount easily, and when the baresark comes he still lies on the neck of his horse.
Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard

Flopit was baresark from the first, and the mystery is where he learned the dog-cursing that he did.
Seventeen Booth Tarkington

They break before the baresark rush; they break, they fall—they are cloven by baresark axe and trodden of baresark feet!
Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard

Then one baresark shot a spear at Frodi, and cut his shoulder so that it bled.
The Story of Rolf and the Viking’s Bow Allen French

So Eric told all the vision, and the baresark listened in silence.
Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard

Grani took the spoil from the baresark ship, and divided it into five parts.
The Story of Rolf and the Viking’s Bow Allen French

noun
another word for berserk (sense 2)

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