Spaniard


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Span·iard

 (spăn′yərd)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Spain.
2. A person of Spanish ancestry.

[Middle English, from Old French Espaniard, from Espaigne, Spain, from Latin Hispānia.]

Spaniard

(ˈspænjəd)
n
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Spain
2. (Plants) NZ short for wild Spaniard

Span•iard

(ˈspæn yərd)

n.
a native or inhabitant of Spain.
[1350–1400; < Old French (e)spaignart=Espaigne Spain + -art -ard]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Spaniard - a native or inhabitant of SpainSpaniard - a native or inhabitant of Spain  
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Castillian - a native or inhabitant of Castile
Catalan - a native or inhabitant of Catalonia
Translations
Španěl
spanier
hispaanlane
espanjalainen
Španjolac
スペイン人
스페인 사람
spaniolspaniolă
spanjor
ชาวสเปน
người Tây Ban Nha

Spaniard

[ˈspænjəd] Nespañol(a) m/f

Spaniard

[ˈspænjərd] nEspagnol(e) m/f

Spaniard

nSpanier(in) m(f)

Spaniard

[ˈspænjəd] nspagnolo/a

Spaniard

إِسْبَانِيّ Španěl spanier Spanier Ισπανός español espanjalainen Espagnol Španjolac spagnolo スペイン人 스페인 사람 Spanjaard spanjol Hiszpan espanhol испанец spanjor ชาวสเปน İspanyol người Tây Ban Nha 西班牙人
References in classic literature ?
As we went on shore upon the tide of flood, near high water, we rowed directly into the creek; and the first man I fixed my eye upon was the Spaniard whose life I had saved, and whom I knew by his face perfectly well: as to his habit, I shall describe it afterwards.
At which he spoke not a word, but giving his musket to the man that was with him, threw his arms abroad, saying something in Spanish that I did not perfectly hear, came forward and embraced me, telling me he was inexcusable not to know that face again that he had once seen, as of an angel from heaven sent to save his life; he said abundance of very handsome things, as a well-bred Spaniard always knows how, and then, beckoning to the person that attended him, bade him go and call out his comrades.
Struck in the breast and extending his arms, the Spaniard fell back on the crupper, and the terrified horse, turning around, carried him off.
The Spaniard sprang forward and seized the gun by its muzzle, in order to strike Raoul on the head with the butt.
I kept my piece in my hand still without firing, being willing to keep my charge ready, because I had given the Spaniard my pistol and sword: so I called to Friday, and bade him run up to the tree from whence we first fired, and fetch the arms which lay there that had been discharged, which he did with great swiftness; and then giving him my musket, I sat down myself to load all the rest again, and bade them come to me when they wanted.
Otter told Philip that the model was a Spaniard and that he had never sat before.
it were better so than to be polluted by his touch," answered the Spaniard, with his black eyes sparkling with rage and hatred.
But the Captain and the Master were of another opinion, and besought Sir Richard to have care of them, alleging that the Spaniard would be as ready to entertain a composition as they were willing to offer the same.
Therefore, above everything, the duke ought to have created a Spaniard Pope, and, failing him, he ought to have consented to Rouen and not San Pietro ad Vincula.
A second Spaniard, who was the brother of the first, instantly drew his sword and flew at Pendragon, and after a short but furious combat in which both got three wounds in as many minutes, Pendragon drove his blade through the other's body and the second Spaniard was accounted for.
Nobody entered the alley or left it; no- body resembling the Spaniard entered or left the tavern door.
I really cannot say now whether I loved the Moors or the Spaniards more.