[ US /ˈsɪɡɝd/ ]
  1. (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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How To Use Sigurd In A Sentence

  • He also met some of the major folklore and folklife Scandinavian scholars of the day including C. W. von Sydow and Sigurd Erixon.
  • Swanhild, her daughter by Sigurd (who was so fair that when she gazed on the wild horses that were to tread her to death they would not harm her, and her head had to be covered ere they would do their work), of the further fate of Swanhild's half-brothers in their effort to avenge her, and of the final _threnos_ and death of Gudrun herself. The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory (Periods of European Literature, vol. II)
  • The anti-fascist magazine Searchlight said Breivik exchanged messages with the EDL in the last few months using the name Sigurd Jorsalfare, a reference to the 12th century King of Norway who led one of the Crusades. Reuters: Top News
  • Many of the names are the same; others are close: Sigurd is a Volson, for example. Bloodsong
  • Now so it is, that whoso heareth these tidings sayeth, that no such an one as was Sigurd was left behind him in the world, nor ever was such a man brought forth because of all the worth of him, nor may his name ever minish by eld in the Dutch Tongue nor in all the Northern Lands, while the world standeth fast. The Story of the Volsungs
  • On their failure to find the money, Torf-Einar paid it himself, taking in return from the people their odal lands, [18] which were lost to their families until Jarl Sigurd Hlodverson temporarily restored them as a recompense for their assistance in the battle fought by him between Sutherland and Caithness in Saga-Time or, The Jarls and The Freskyns
  • I remember the great English poet, William Morris, coming in a381 rage out of some lecture hall where somebody had recited some passage out of his Sigurd the Volsung, ‘It gave me a devil of a lot of trouble’, said Morris, ‘to get that thing into verse’.382 It gave me the devil of a lot of trouble to get into verse the poems that I am going to read and that is why I will not read them as if they were prose. Later Articles and Reviews
  • So if you enter the search terms: "altissimo" sigurd, you will get results on: alto and sigurd, which are entirely different. Bits
  • With Barry's quest for the title firmly in his sights, stage five saw Sigurdarson and Sankey re-take the lead, the Icelandic driver getting to grips with his new Evo X as every mile clicked-by. Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed
  • Sigurd was cautious, prudentially cunctatory, though heartily friendly in his counsel to Olaf as to the King question. Early Kings of Norway
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