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Rhiannon

[ree-an-uh n]
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noun Welsh Legend.
  1. the wife of Pwyll who, accused of having eaten her son, was forced as a penance to carry people on her back until vindicated by her son's return.
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  • In the meantime, Rhiannon planned with Powell to get out of the trouble.

    Welsh Fairy Tales

    William Elliott Griffis

  • They declared that Rhiannon had devoured the child, her own baby.

    Welsh Fairy Tales

    William Elliott Griffis

  • There they saw the beautiful Rhiannon sitting on the horse block at the gate.

    Welsh Fairy Tales

    William Elliott Griffis

  • "It will suffice me that it be as Rhiannon said," answered Powel.

  • “It will suffice me that it be as Rhiannon said,” answered Pwyll.

    The Mabinogion

    Lady Charlotte Guest