- (in the Volsunga Saga) the first wife of Sigmund: she poisons Sinfiotli in revenge for his killing of her brother.
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Examples from the Web for borghild
The years slipped by, and before Borghild knew it, she had grown into womanhood.
During that winter Truls and Borghild seldom saw each other.
Borghild lifted her eyes, and they met those of the fiddler.
Sigmund now married Borghild, who hated Sinfjotli and poisoned him.Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas
W. J. Henderson
Not many months after this, word was brought to him that Borghild was dead.Stories from Northern Myths
Emilie Kip Baker