Teutons


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Teutons:

see GermansGermans,
great ethnic complex of ancient Europe, a basic stock in the composition of the modern peoples of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, N Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, N and central France, Lowland Scotland, and England.
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Per the "What Is It?" sidebar on page 24 of August's "Gun Room," Teutons should be spelled "Teutons," not "Tuetons." Further, enlighten me, please.
For Christians, among whom so many Jews lived over the centuries, their primary identity was geographic--first they were Teutons, Saxons, Gauls, et cetera, who subsequently adopted Christianity as their religion.
Founded in the Holy Land in 1190, the Hospitallers of Saint Mary of the Teutons in Jerusalem, or Order of Teutonic Knights, soon moved to Eastern Europe.
One highly touted manager after another has discovered the ugly truth that Teutons are a frugal species loathe to fork over anything for pay TV when they already pay mandatory pubcaster fees of nearly 22 [euro] ($30) a month for dozens of high quality, largely ad-free channels.
This first volume of five in the set encompasses classical Egypt, Israel, Babylon, Assyria, Persia, Greece, and Rome, with excursions to the Romanesque and the costumes of sundry Teutons, Celts, Jutes, Franks, Normans and Vikings.
In a way they are more arrogant than the Germans, but without the accomplishments of the Teutons on which to base their superiority complex.
On the eve of a battle around 340 CE, a battle to defend the empire against the invading Teutons, he told the emperor that he could no longer fight; his religion forbade it.
Dictionaries translate "Germane" with "Teuton", though actually the Teutons were just one Germanic tribe among others, such as the Suevians, Ostrogoths, Visigoths, Vandals and Alemanni (the ancestors of today's German Swiss).
But like many of his fellow Teutons he has rarely looked comfortable on clay.
Bernhard and Elisabeth Forster wooed seventeen little Teutons into the jungles of Paraguay.
Stunned Teutons stood horrified, shouting and gesticulating at pedestrians to no avail.
Now, I'm not saying it's quite as well built as some of the Teutons but, then again, it is much improved these days and a three-litre V6 will set you back pounds 25,000 - pounds 7000 less than a six-cylinder BMW 530 Sport.