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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This sumptuous book is a remarkable reworking of the ancient northern legend of Wayland Smith which the Vikings first brought to Britain.
This is the story of Wayland Smith The strangest of all I know.
Scott introduced Wayland or Wayland Smith into his novel Kenilworth (1821).