Definition of Wayland the Smith in English:

Wayland the Smith

Line breaks: Way|land the Smith
Pronunciation: /ˈweɪlənd
 
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(also Weland)
Scandinavian & Anglo-Saxon Mythology
A smith with supernatural powers, in English legend supposed to have his forge in a Neolithic chambered tomb ( Wayland’s Smithy) on the downs in SW Oxfordshire.

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