(In ancient Scandinavia) a composer and reciter of poems honoring heroes and their deeds.
More example sentences
- The skald recited to us a little bit of poetry about the man's right hand.
- His skald, Thorkell, wrote a telling lamentation for his dead master, which given the foolishness of his actions does not seem truly deserved.
from Old Norse skáld, of unknown origin.
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