Berchta

[ German berkh-tah ]

noun

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How to use Berchta in a sentence

  • Berchta, however, and her weird troop he saw not; but the food set out for them had disappeared.

    The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
  • Dame Berchta came again, and taking pity on him, commanded one of her children to restore his sight.

    The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
  • They solemnized the return of the fiery sun wheel; they traced in those solstice days the operations on earth of Odin and Berchta.

    Christmas | Zona Gale
  • After the introduction of Christianity, Berchta lost her first estate and lapsed into a bogie.

  • The feast of Holda, or Berchta, during the first twelve days of January, was an especial period for those sports.

    Folkways | William Graham Sumner