nor·man n. Naut. A wooden bar, or iron pin.
Nor·man, prop. a. Of or pertaining to Normandy or to the Normans; as, the Norman language; the Norman conquest.
Norman style Arch., a style of architecture which arose in the tenth century, characterized by great massiveness, simplicity, and strength, with the use of the semicircular arch, heavy round columns, and a great variety of ornaments, among which the zigzag and spiral or cable-formed ornaments were prominent.
Nor·man, prop. n. A native or inhabitant of Normandy; originally, one of the Northmen or Scandinavians who conquered Normandy in the 10th century; afterwards, one of the mixed (Norman-French) race which conquered England, under William the Conqueror.
adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of Normandy; "Norman
2: of or relating to or characteristic of the Normans; "the
Norman Invasion in 1066"
n 1: United States operatic soprano (born in 1945) [syn: Jessye
2: Australian golfer (born in 1955) [syn: Greg Norman, Gregory
3: an inhabitant of Normandy