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Sigrdrifa

[sig-er-dree-vah]
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noun (in the Elder Edda)
  1. a Valkyrie who, for disobedience to Odin, sleeps within a circle of fire until awakened by Sigurd.
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  • May not Sigrdrifa's slumber break the son of warriors, against the Norns' decrees.

    The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson

    Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson