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Gerd

[gaird] /gɛərd/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
1.
the daughter of a giant and the consort of Frey, who wooed her through his servant Skirnir.
Also, Gerda
[gair-duh] /ˈgɛər də/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Gerd
< Old Norse Gerthr, derivative of garthr fenced-in field; see garth

GERD

[gurd] /gɜrd/
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  • This was the father of Gerd, the maiden whom Frey had seen and loved.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • So Skirnir came into the hall, and Gerd received him coldly.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • But neither would Gerd listen to word of this generous gift.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • But again Gerd laughed, though with less mirth in her laughter.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • These were dreadful words, and Gerd no longer laughed when she heard them.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • So Gerd promised that in nine days she would come to be the bride of Frey.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • And note the symbolism of the church, the church in the valley, and Gerd's Ice Church!

    Iconoclasts

    James Huneker
  • “It is safer to have speech with Gymer than with the beautiful Gerd,” he said.

    Stories from Northern Myths

    Emilie Kip Baker
  • It reached the ears of the fair Gerd as she sat in her chamber with her maidens.

    The Heroes of Asgard Annie Keary
  • "Gently," said Gerd, turning away her bright head, and sighing.

    The Heroes of Asgard Annie Keary

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