Iseult

Iseult

[ih-soolt]
noun
1.
Also, Yseult. German Isolde. Arthurian Romance.
a.
the daughter of a king of Ireland who became the wife of King Mark of Cornwall: she was the beloved of Tristram.
b.
daughter of the king of Brittany, and wife of Tristram.
2.
a female given name.
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Iseult, Yseult or Isolde (ɪˈsuːlt, ɪˈzəʊldə)
 
n
1.  an Irish princess wed to Mark, king of Cornwall, but in love with his knight Tristan
2.  (in another account) the daughter of the king of Brittany, married to Tristan
 
Yseult, Yseult or Isolde
 
n
 
Isolde, Yseult or Isolde
 
n

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Iseult [(i-soohlt)]

In English legend, the beloved of Tristan. In German, her name is Isolde. (See Tristan and Iseult.)

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