- (in the Nibelungenlied) a sword seized from the Nibelungs by Siegfried.
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He should have the good sword Balmung as reward, they cried.Stories of Siegfried
He thrust Balmung, his wonderful sword, deep into the monster's body.
Gird about you this sword, the good Balmung, and go northward.
"Balmung" (for that was the name Siegfried gave the sword) "is the finest weapon man ever made," he cried.
If his war-coat can withstand the stroke of such a sword as Balmung, then I shall not be ashamed to be his underling.
- (in the Nibelungenlied) Siegfried's sword