noun, (in the Elder Edda)
a Valkyrie who, for disobedience to Odin, sleeps within a circle of fire until awakened by Sigurd.
noun 1. a female given name: from a Scandinavian word meaning “victory.”.
noun 1. Charles Dwight, 1845–1923, U.S. naval officer: captain of the Maine in 1898.
noun 1. Archaic. a series of small hills.
noun, (in the Volsunga Saga) 1. the son of Sigmund and Hjordis and the husband of Gudrun. He kills the dragon Fafnir, acquires the treasure of Andvari, wins Brynhild for Gunnar, and is finally killed at the behest of Brynhild, whom he had once promised to marry: corresponds to Siegfried of the Nibelungenlied. noun 1. […]