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a king of the dwarfs, the possessor of the tarnkappe and of the treasure of the Nibelungs.
Historical Examples

Alberich, in the flush of power, enters, driving before him with brandished whip a host of Nibelungs from the caverns.
The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911) Charles Mills Gayley

Alberich was the most hideous of all the black, ugly little Nibelungs.
Opera Stories from Wagner Florence Akin

And Alberich and his dwarfs were faithful to the hero who had shorn them of their treasure, and served him for evermore.
Stories of Siegfried Mary MacGregor

Before Alberich stole the gold, the Nibelungs often sang as they worked.
Opera Stories from Wagner Florence Akin

It was plain that Alberich wished to strike him unawares, for many minutes passed in utter silence.
The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin

But now Alberich had made the ring of gold which bound them to do his will.
Opera Stories from Wagner Florence Akin

Meanwhile Alberich climbs out of a dark ravine on to a rock.
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie Richard Wagner

While Alberich boasted, he was planning how he might trick the dwarf and take his gold.
Opera Stories from Wagner Florence Akin

While Mimi and Alberich quarreled, Siegfried came from the dragon’s cave, bearing the helmet and the ring.
Opera Stories from Wagner Florence Akin

Alberich was gone, and there at Wotan’s feet hopped the tiny toad.
Opera Stories from Wagner Florence Akin

(in medieval German legend) the king of the dwarfs and guardian of the treasures of the Nibelungs


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