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Signy

[sig-nee, -ny] /ˈsɪg ni, -nü/
noun, (in the Volsunga Saga)
1.
the daughter of Volsung and mother, by her brother, Sigmund, of Sinfjotli, with whose help she kills her husband (Siggeir) to avenge his murder of Volsung.
Compare Sieglinde.
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  • Ten stalwart sons had he and one fair daughter, Signy by name.

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  • As time went on Signy had another son, whom she called Sinfiotli.

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  • And Signy shrank away, saying, "This King is evil of heart and false of word."

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  • Then they looked to her and they saw Signy's face and it was white and stern.

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  • Siggeir knew that Signy had been to warn her father and her brothers.

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  • "There is no 'perhaps' about it, Signy," he retorted a little sharply.

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  • But you are a trump all the same, Signy; you are; and as good as a boy.

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  • She is always there when my boat is coming in, and we'll hand you over to Signy.

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  • Uncle Brs was not so very difficult to persuade as Signy had imagined.

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  • "Why, there is the Osprey coming up the voe," Signy called out.

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