Wayland


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Wayland

(ˈweɪlənd) or

Wayland Smith

n
(European Myth & Legend) a smith, artificer, and king of the elves in European folklore. Scandinavian name: Völund German name: Wieland
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Noun1.Wayland - (European mythology) a supernatural smith and king of the elves; identified with Norse Volund
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Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
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A very agricola laboriosus was I to travellers bound westward through Lincoln and Wayland to nobody knows where; they sitting at their ease in gigs, with elbows on knees, and reins loosely hanging in festoons; I the home-staying, laborious native of the soil.
To me, away there in my bean-field at the other end of the town, the big guns sounded as if a puffball had burst; and when there was a military turnout of which I was ignorant, I have sometimes had a vague sense all the day of some sort of itching and disease in the horizon, as if some eruption would break out there soon, either scarlatina or canker-rash, until at length some more favorable puff of wind, making haste over the fields and up the Wayland road, brought me information of the "trainers.
This is Wayland Smith's cave, a place of classic fame now; but as Sir Walter has touched it, I may as well let it alone, and refer you to "Kenilworth" for the legend.
She loved to play cards (Rummy and Pitch), revered the Miami Dolphins (Don Shula and Dan Marino especially), and developed the love of football through her three sons who played on Wayland football teams.
By April, Wayland still hadn't received the $250,000 it believed it was owed.
This sumptuous book is a remarkable reworking of the ancient northern legend of Wayland Smith which the Vikings first brought to Britain.
Twenty years ago, Sherrill Wayland felt that first passion for a cause when she worked at a summer camp for children and adults with developmental disabilities.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 20, 2013-ACE names Joseph Wayland as general counsel succeeding Robert Cusumano(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
20 June 2013 -- Swiss insurer Ace Ltd said it has named Joseph Wayland as general counsel.
Earlier this month, Joseph Wayland stepped down as the acting head of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Antitrust Division, and has now announced he will be joining Simpson Thacher & Bartlett as partner.
Francis Wayland was born in New York City in March 1796 and died in Providence, Rhode Island, in September 1865.