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Wayland

[wey-luh nd] /ˈweɪ lənd/
noun
1.
a city in NE Massachusetts.

Wayland

[wey-luh nd] /ˈweɪ lənd/
noun
1.
(in northern European folklore) the king of the elves, a smith and artificer: known in Scandinavia as Volund, in Germany as Wieland.
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  • It is hardly true, as is sometimes affirmed, and as Dr. Wayland has stated, that our conceptions are the limits of possibility.

  • “He made the mistake of being too precipitate as a lover,” concluded Wayland.

    The Forester's Daughter Hamlin Garland
  • Wayland Brown Bayless was encircled by a number of leading citizens and citizenesses.

    Otherwise Phyllis Meredith Nicholson
  • “You act as if this were a regular part of the journey,” Wayland said to Berrie.

    The Forester's Daughter Hamlin Garland
  • And Wayland bore it all, saying nothing, but praying the gods to grant him vengeance.

  • “She has wonderful adaptability, I know,” answered Wayland, slowly.

    The Forester's Daughter Hamlin Garland
  • Immediately she was gone, he put on his hat and overcoat and set out for Wayland Hall.

  • What would you advise Wayland to do if you knew I was hard against his marrying you?

    The Forester's Daughter Hamlin Garland
  • But Wayland stood as if he heard nothing till the King's son snatched a bone from the table and threw it at his head.

  • The ring which Wayland had made for his wife, Nidud gave to his daughter Banvilda.

British Dictionary definitions for Wayland

Wayland

/ˈweɪlənd/
noun
1.
a smith, artificer, and king of the elves in European folklore Scandinavian name Völund German name Wieland
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