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[sig-nee, -ny]
noun (in the Volsunga Saga)
  1. the daughter of Volsung and mother, by her brother, Sigmund, of Sinfjotli, with whose help she kills her husband (Siggeir) to avenge his murder of Volsung.
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Examples from the Web for signy

Historical Examples of signy

  • As time went on Signy had another son, whom she called Sinfiotli.

    Told by the Northmen:

    E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton

  • Ten stalwart sons had he and one fair daughter, Signy by name.

    Told by the Northmen:

    E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton

  • Then they looked to her and they saw Signy's face and it was white and stern.

  • And Signy shrank away, saying, "This King is evil of heart and false of word."

  • Siggeir knew that Signy had been to warn her father and her brothers.