[ et-suhl ]
/ ˈɛt səl /
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noun German Legend.
Attila: represented in the Nibelungenlied as the second husband of Kriemhild after the death of Siegfried.
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How to use Etzel in a sentence
That last terrific scene in the Hall of Etzel will rest forever in the memory of every reader of the book.The World's Best Books|Frank Parsons
The pilot was young Etzel, who, as Lanstron had observed, would charge a church tower if he were bidden.The Last Shot|Frederick Palmer
Gunther asks for Brunhild, Etzel for Kriemhild without ever having seen one another.The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State|Frederick Engels
In the Rabenschlacht we are told how Dietrich with the help of Etzel set out to recover his inheritance.
The hero's widow is for a long time irreconcilable, but eventually is married to Atli (Etzel).
British Dictionary definitions for Etzel
/ (ˈɛtsəl) /
German legend a great king who, according to the Nibelungenlied, was the second husband of Kriemhild after the death of Siegfried: identified with Attila the HunCompare Atli
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