from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Norse myth., one. of the company of handmaidens of Odin, usually said to number nine, though the number varies.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Not only was the game underpinned by a citywide addiction to valkyr, but the game also dealt with right and wrong, Payne's vengeance motivated search for the killers of his family, and his internal battles.
Swooping directly down upon him with incredible velocity was what seemed at first glance to be a bird-woman, a valkyr out of the pages of Norse mythology.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.