An Inuit or other indigenous inhabitant of Greenland or Vinland (on the NE coast of North America) at the time of early Norse settlement.
More example sentences
- The sagas suggest that the Skraelings retreated, not knowing what to make of her strange behaviour.
- They began to fashion their dwellings after those of the Skraelings and not plunder the earth.
- Schledermann conjectures that these Skraelings may have been at least in part Dorset people.
from Old Norse Skræling(j)ar (plural).