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Etzel

[et-suh l] /ˈɛt səl/
noun, German Legend.
1.
Attila: represented in the Nibelungenlied as the second husband of Kriemhild after the death of Siegfried.
Compare Atli.
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  • Smote him yet the Fiddler / such a mighty blow, That 'fore the feet of Etzel / sheer on the floor his head fell low.

  • By train to the foot of the mountains, and then on foot for the ten miles to Etzel.

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  • Father Gregory, whose mind had been far away, with his boys' school at Etzel, started.

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  • At turn of sun in summer / were the knights arrived At mighty Etzel's palace.

  • Protected by Rudiger, Kriemhild and Etzel escaped from the banquet hall.

  • Came then the mighty Etzel / and sought to bring the strife to end.

  • Gunther asks for Brunhild, Etzel for Kriemhild without ever having seen one another.

  • Straightway the thanes of Etzel / ready stood her hest to do.

  • So costly gifts were offered / unto each messenger That they dared not receive them, / for Etzel's anger did they fear.

  • What might it boot to Etzel / that we strangers all lay dead.

British Dictionary definitions for Etzel

Etzel

/ˈɛtsəl/
noun
1.
(German legend) a great king who, according to the Nibelungenlied, was the second husband of Kriemhild after the death of Siegfried: identified with Attila the Hun Compare Atli
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