- a king of the dwarfs, the possessor of the tarnkappe and of the treasure of the Nibelungs.
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Alberich was the most hideous of all the black, ugly little Nibelungs.
Before Alberich stole the gold, the Nibelungs often sang as they worked.
But now Alberich had made the ring of gold which bound them to do his will.
Mimi had to make it just as Alberich said, but Mimi did not know how it was to be used.
While Alberich boasted, he was planning how he might trick the dwarf and take his gold.
- (in medieval German legend) the king of the dwarfs and guardian of the treasures of the Nibelungs