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Skald

An old Norse poet, whose aim was to celebrate living warriors or their ancestors; hence they were attached to courts. Few complete Skaldic poems have survived, but a multitude of fragments exist.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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