- a grandson of Odin and the father of Sigmund and Signy.
- any of his family.
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Examples from the Web for volsung
Then Volsung put his hand to the sword, but it was not meant for him.
Our boy shall be the noblest and most famed of all the Volsung race.
And his foe made answer: "Sigurd am I called, of Volsung kin."
Rerir, the son of Sigi who was the son of Odin, was the father of Volsung.
But in the half light of the dawn one came to the Volsung ship.
- a great hero of Norse and Germanic legend and poetry who gave his name to a race of warriors; father of Sigmund and Signy
- any member of his family
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