Examples from the Web for siegfried
She has co-authored the autobiographies of Slim Keith, Swifty Lazar, and Siegfried and Roy, among others.
Siegfried might have entered the cave, but he knocked that he might see if his treasure were well guarded.
Wotan appears, and taunts him with his impotence, telling him meanwhile of Siegfried's speedy arrival.The Opera|R.A. Streatfeild
While they were standing there, looking at Siegfried, Hagen suddenly entered the room, and lo!
When Uota heard all this, she determined that Siegfried should marry her beautiful daughter.
Then one of the stout warriors whom Siegfried thus defied called lustily for his armour and his shield.
British Dictionary definitions for siegfried
Word Origin and History for siegfried
masc. proper name, German Siegfried, first element from Old High German sigu "victory," from Proto-Germanic *sigiz- "victory" (cf. Old Frisian si, Old Saxon sigi, Middle Dutch seghe, Dutch zege, German Sieg, Old Norse sigr, Danish seier, Gothic sigis, Old English sige "victory, success, triumph"), from PIE root *segh- "to have, to hold" (cf. Sanskrit saha- "victory," sahate "overcomes, masters;" see scheme (n.)).
Second element from Old High German frithu "peace," from PIE *pri-tu-, from root *pri- "to love" (see free (adj.)). Siegfried Line, World War I German fortifications in France, is from German Siegfriedlinie, named for the hero in Wagner's "Ring" cycle.