Wayland the Smith


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Related to Wayland the Smith: Volund, Völund
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Noun1.Wayland the Smith - (European mythology) a supernatural smith and king of the elves; identified with Norse Volund
mythology - myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
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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There are one or two exceptions, of course, including Tony Mitton whose Wayland the Smith won last year's CLPE award, and who should have made it to Daniel Hahn's The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature.
Those who have had not had to lie down with a cold compress can end their embrace of the Anglo-Saxon's influence on popular culture with Maria Sachiko Cecire's study of representations of the legend of Wayland the Smith.
Wayland the smith lives in the dark woods with his warrior brothers and their Swan-Brides.