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 (ĭ-so͞olt′) also I·sol·de (ĭ-sōl′də, ĭ-zōl′-)
In Arthurian legend, an Irish princess who married the king of Cornwall and had a love affair with his knight Tristan.


(ɪˈsuːlt) or




(in Arthurian legend) n
1. (European Myth & Legend) an Irish princess wed to Mark, king of Cornwall, but in love with his knight Tristan
2. (European Myth & Legend) (in another account) the daughter of the king of Brittany, married to Tristan


or Y•seult


a heroine of Arthurian legend, the wife of King Mark of Cornwall and the lover of Tristram.
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Noun1.Iseult - (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
legend, fable - a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps he had had somebody like her in mind when he painted that girl, Iseult, in the book there on the table.
For some reason, though I know not why in the argument, so utterly had I lost it in the contemplation of one stray brown lock of Maud's hair, he quoted from Iseult at Tintagel, where she says:
Gda Joyce agreed with defence counsel Ms Iseult O'Malley that Cahill had a history of depression and alcohol abuse.
The dad took his battle to the High Court last November but last week Ms Justice Iseult O'Malley ruled the teen was not entitled to a mandatory injunction directing the State to provide her with an appropriate educational placement.
Iseult O'Malley, defending, said Mulligan was an alcoholic and suffered from depression and the offences took place "at a time when he was undoubtedly an alcoholic".
Ms Justice Iseult O'Malley said the threats to kill and blind his victim must have been terrifying and noted the woman had suffered bruising, nightmares and flashbacks, as well as an internal injury.
Sasha told Iseult O'Malley SC, defending, she sent the text because she feared O'Brien might harm himself before his trial.
Ms Justice Iseult O'Malley granted the man's application to change his plea, and adjourned the case until next week for mention.
However, Pratt's work on Arnold over the past three decades and more has focused on the poetry rather than the prose, and her discussions in the book draw heavily on her 1969 and 1988 VP articles on "Empedocles on Etna" and a 1988 essay on "Tristram and Iseult.
38) Mark Siegchrist, "The Role of Vivian in Arnold's 'Tristram and Iseult,'" Criticism 16 (1974): 136-152.
Ms Justice Iseult O'Malley adjourned proceedings until Tuesday when Gareth Collins is due to give evidence.
Postman Seosamh Traynor takes a look at the design process of Irish stamps with artist Pamela Leonard and Professor Iseult McCarthy.