Sigurd

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sigurd (Norse mythology) mythical Norse warrior hero who gains an accursed hoard of gold and was killed by Brynhild; Siegfried is the German counterpart
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Usage

In literature:

She was named Asloeg and was the daughter of King Sigurd Fafnisbane, of Germany.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
What was his dismay, therefore, to learn that Helge and Halfdan had already given their sister in marriage to Sigurd Ring.
"Myths and Legends of All Nations" by Various
Yet the old castle was not the deserted place it looked, for here dwelt Sigurd, the mightiest hero of all that land, brother to Ulf, the king.
"Boycotted" by Talbot Baines Reed
Why, that the very same tale should be told of Finn-ma-Coul, which is related of Sigurd Fafnisbane.
"The Romany Rye a sequel to "Lavengro"" by George Borrow
Well, you must know that it's not many years ago since my father, Sigurd, was a trader between Iceland and Norway.
"The Norsemen in the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
Sigurd was the son of Sigurd o' the Copse who again was son to Harald Fair-hair.
"The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade)" by Snorri Sturluson
Then was lord in Orkney, Earl Sigurd, the son of Hlodver; he was friendly to Icelanders.
"The Story Of Gunnlaug The Worm-Tongue And Raven The Skald" by Anonymous
What was his dismay, therefore, to learn that Helge and Halfdan had already given their sister in marriage to Sigurd Ring.
"Famous Tales of Fact and Fancy" by Various
Why that the very same tale should be told of Finn-ma-Coul, which is related of Sigurd Fafnisbane.
"The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'" by George Borrow
Sigurd Blue Wolf, the captain of the Varangians, moved leisurely down a step.
"The Proud Prince" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
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In poetry:

That sword its fame had won
By the fall of many a crest,
But its fiercest work was done
In the tomb on Sigurd's breast!
"The Sword Of The Tomb : A Northern Legend" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
"The morning wind blows free,
And the hour of chase is near:
Come forth, come forth, with me!
What dost thou, Sigurd, here?"
"The Sword Of The Tomb : A Northern Legend" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
On the bow stood Bishop Sigurd,
In his robes, as one transfigured,
And the Crucifix he planted
High amid the rain and mist.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XI. -- Bishop Sigurd At " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"'T is the warlock! 't is the demon
Raud!" cried Sigurd to the seamen;
"But the Lord is not affrighted
By the witchcraft of his foes."
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XI. -- Bishop Sigurd At " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And ever, when the tale was o'er,
The King demanded yet one more;
Till Sigurd the Bishop smiling said,
"'T is late, O King, and time for bed."
Dead rides Sir Morten of Fogelsang.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part. 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf VI. -- The Wraith Of Od" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The stars were just fading, one by one,
The clouds were just ting'd by the early sun,
When there stream'd through the cavern a torch's flame,
And the brother of Sigurd the valiant came
To seek him in the tomb.
"The Sword Of The Tomb : A Northern Legend" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

In news:

People who have atrial fibrillation may not always feel symptoms, however, Dr Sigurds Janners said if the heart condition goes unnoticed, it can increase one's risk of stroke.
People who have atrial fibrillation may not always feel symptoms, however, Dr Sigurds Janners said, if the heart condition goes unnoticed, it can increase one's risk of stroke.
"The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun," a thorough reworking in verse of old Norse epics that pre-dates Tolkien's writing of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings," will be published in May by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Three Orchestral Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar LUNDQUIST: Landscape for Tuba and String Orchestra SIBELIUS: The Swan of Tuonela SIBELIUS: Symphony No.
Of course, any historical reflection on vacuum-electronics devices would be incomplete without a mention of the Varian brothers, Russell and Sigurd (Fig.
The colorful Sigurd the Crusader.
This paper summarizes Sigurd Skogestad's struggles in the plantwide control field.
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