- Arnold von (ˈarnɔlt fɔn). died ?1386, Swiss hero of the battle of Sempach (1386) against the Austrians
Examples from the Web for winkelried
But Winkelried is no myth, whatever may be the case with the other great Swiss hero, Tell.
Mother, is not Uncle Winkelried a Swiss, and is he not a good man?Chronicles of the Schonberg-Cotta Family
Elizabeth Rundle Charles
We shall not separate, though the Winkelried rot where she lies.The Headsman
James Fenimore Cooper
There is proof that a family of the name of Winkelried lived at Unterwalden at the time of the battle.
Then said Arnold of Winkelried, "I'll make a way for you, comrades; take care of my wife and children!"Switzerland