noun Scandinavian Legend.
a possibly historical Danish king of the 9th century, the subject of an Old Icelandic saga and in accounts by the Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus: involved in great battles with his stepfather, Adils of Sweden.
Origin of Rolf Kraki
< Old Norse Hrólfr, equivalent to hró(thr) fame + (ú)lfr wolf, cognate with Old English Hrōthwulf; kraki wretch (applied ironically)
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