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skald

also scald  (skôld, skäld)
n.
A medieval Scandinavian poet, especially one writing in the Viking age.

[Old Norse skāld; see sekw-3 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

skald′ic adj.

skald

(skɔːld) or

scald

n
1. (Music, other) (in ancient Scandinavia) a bard or minstrel
2. (Historical Terms) (in ancient Scandinavia) a bard or minstrel
[from Old Norse, of unknown origin]
ˈskaldic, ˈscaldic adj

skald

or scald

(skɔld, skɑld)

n.
an ancient Scandinavian poet.
[1755–65; < Old Norse skāld poet]
skald′ic, adj.
skald′ship, n.