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a member of a Germanic people or tribe first mentioned in the 4th century b.c. and supposed to have dwelt in Jutland.
a native of Germany or a person of German origin.
Historical Examples

Finally, this most agreeable Teuton produced a packet of sandwiches.
The Revellers Louis Tracy

He felt that he had plunged into the very heart of the Teuton spy system.
Tom Slade on a Transport Percy Keese Fitzhugh

But conduct to him is not the great part of religion that it is to a Teuton.
The Hearts of Men H. Fielding

It is possible to note the difference in the character of the Celt and Teuton.
Camps, Quarters and Casual Places Archibald Forbes

Thus the huge, jovial Teuton took command, but found Drake had left little for him to do.
The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories Owen Wister

More than six hundred Teuton dead were counted after that engagement.
The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) Various

The epoch may be supposed to be the later Middle Ages, the place anywhere in Teuton lands.
La Lgende des Sicles Victor Hugo

“I would haff to blow my brains out,” was the reply of the Teuton.
Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884 Various

To the Teuton mind such a catastrophe might well seem overwhelming.
Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol 150, February 9, 1916 Various

That simple and astute Teuton had been, it seems, holding me up to Falk in the light of a rival.
Falk Joseph Conrad

a member of an ancient Germanic people from Jutland who migrated to S Gaul in the 2nd century bc: annihilated by a Roman army in 102 bc
a member of any people speaking a Germanic language, esp a German


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