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clans·man

 (klănz′mən)
n.
A man belonging to a clan.

clansman

(ˈklænzmən)
n, pl -men
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a man belonging to a clan

clans•man

(ˈklænz mən)

n., pl. -men.
a member of a clan.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clansman - a member of a clanclansman - a member of a clan      
kin group, kindred, kinship group, clan, kin, tribe - group of people related by blood or marriage
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
Translations

clansman

[ˈklænzmən] N (clansmen (pl)) → miembro m del clan

clansman

[ˈklænzmən] nmembre m d'un clan (écossais)

clansman

n pl <-men> → Clanmitglied nt; all the McTaggart clansmenalle Mitglieder des Clans McTaggart

clansman

[ˈklænzmən] nmembro di un clan
References in classic literature ?
The clansmen on every side stripped their plaids, prepared their arms, and there was an awful pause of about three minutes, during which the men, pulling off their bonnets, raised their faces to heaven, and uttered a short prayer; then pulled their bonnets over their brows and began to move forward at first slowly.
They were wrapped in rich furs, their huge canoes freighted with every convenience and luxury, and manned by Canadian voyageurs, as obedient as Highland clansmen.
At that period (so soon after the forty-five) there were many exiled gentlemen coming back at the peril of their lives, either to see their friends or to collect a little money; and as for the Highland chiefs that had been forfeited, it was a common matter of talk how their tenants would stint themselves to send them money, and their clansmen outface the soldiery to get it in, and run the gauntlet of our great navy to carry it across.
Gladden, then, the hearts of the Achaeans at your ships, and more especially those of your own followers and clansmen, while I, in the great city of King Priam, bring comfort to the Trojans and their women, who vie with one another in their prayers on my behalf.
they reached the low lying city of Lacedaemon, where they drove straight to the abode of Menelaus {36} [and found him in his own house, feasting with his many clansmen in honour of the wedding of his son, and also of his daughter, whom he was marrying to the son of that valiant warrior Achilles.
The appointment of Eugene Wamalwa as CS for Devolution has wiped off the tears of his clansmen who are mourning Yvonne Wamalwa.
Three persons were shot dead and six others injured over a land dispute between two groups belonging to Bhutto and Khuhro clansmen within the limits of Ketty Mumtaz police station near Naundero last Monday morning.
A GATHERING of clansmen and clanswomen has been welcomed to the Great Hall at Edinburgh Castle for the first time in centuries.
NNA - Clans send you condolences in the hope of wrapping up murder file, Khamena'i representative cleric Muhammad Yazbek, has informed Patrick Fakhri whose parents had been murdered by Jaafar clansmen nearly two years ago.
The victims, yet to be identified, are believed to be killed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants who forced Sha'itat clansmen to leave the village a year ago, according to a statement by the Dadmend human rights center.
Clan chiefs the Earl of Cromartie and Lord MacDonald led clansmen to the centre of Strathpeffer where they swapped weapons and shared a dram.
To be sure, Kasasbeh's clansmen are going to be very angry with the Islamic State for killing him in such a gruesome manner.