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Gwawl

[gwoul] /gwaʊl/
noun, Welsh Legend.
1.
the rival of Pwyll for the hand of Rhiannon.
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  • Gwawl agreed, and ordered his servants to attend to the matter.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • Then drawing the mouth shut, he tied it tight over Gwawl's head.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • So Gwawl went forth to his possessions, and Powel went also back to Dyved.

  • And Powel turned up the sides of the bag, so that Gwawl was over his head in it.

  • And they seized all the host that had come with Gwawl, and cast them into his own prison.

  • So Gwawl went forth to his possessions, and Pwyll went also back to Dyved.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • And Pwyll turned up the sides of the bag, so that Gwawl was over his head in it.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • Demand now of Gwawl his sureties,” said Heveydd, “we know which should be taken for him.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • Quickly the twelve months passed and then Gwawl appeared again, to claim his bride, and a great feast was spread in his honor.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • Then Rhiannon, who sat beside Gwawl, urged him to attempt the task, by putting his two feet in the bag to stamp it down.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis

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