Harold



[har-uh ld] /ˈhær əld/

noun
1.
a male given name.
noun
1.
(“Harefoot”) died 1040, king of England 1035–40 (son of Canute).
noun
1.
1022?–66, king of England 1066: defeated by William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings (son of Earl Godwin).
noun
1.
(Harold Hardrada) 1015–66, king of Norway 1045–66.
[han-suh n] /ˈhæn sən/
noun
1.
Duane, 1925–1996, U.S. artist and sculptor.
2.
Howard (Harold) 1896–1981, U.S. composer.
/ˈhærəld/
noun
1.
surname Harefoot. died 1040, king of England (1037–40); son of Canute
noun
1.
?1022–66, king of England (1066); son of Earl Godwin and successor of Edward the Confessor. His claim to the throne was disputed by William the Conqueror, who defeated him at the Battle of Hastings (1066)

masc. proper name, Old Norse Haraldr, Old Danish, Old Swedish Harald, from Proto-Germanic *harja-waldaz “army commander.” For first element, see harry; second element is related to Proto-Germanic *waldan, source of Old English wealdan (see wield). It shares an etymology with herald.

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