hind fell

Hindfell

[hind-fuhl]
noun (in the Volsunga Saga)
the mountain on whose fiery top Brynhild slept until awakened by Sigurd.
Also, Hindafell.
Compare Isenstein.


Origin:
< Old Norse Hindarfjall mountain of the hinds, equivalent to hindar, plural of hind hind2 + fjall mountain (cf. fell5)

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