[ moh-drid ]
/ ˈmoʊ drɪd /
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Arthurian Legend. the nephew and treacherous killer of Arthur.
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How to use Modred in a sentence
And this very thing came to pass in Arthur's battle with Modred.A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines|Clayton Edwards
And because his laws were easy, these chose Sir Modred to rule over them.Stories of King Arthur's Knights|Mary MacGregor
Modred never melted for another's woe; the tear of sympathy had not moistened his cheek.Imogen|William Godwin
Of this marriage came Mordred, or Modred, Arthurs nephew and mortal enemy.King Arthur in Cornwall|W. Howship (William Howship) Dickinson
Arthur with his sword Excalibur struck Modred dead, then fell down himself almost killed with the wound through his helmet.Tales from Tennyson|Molly K. Bellew
British Dictionary definitions for Modred
/ (ˈməʊdrɪd) /
(in Arthurian legend) a knight of the Round Table who rebelled against and killed his uncle King Arthur
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