Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Valkyries.

Etymologies

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Valkyrie +‎ -an

Examples

  • So it was with a light heart and my hat on three hairs that I found myself strolling under the famous lime trees to the Brandenburg Thor a few weeks later, taking a long slant at the Thier Garten in the June sunshine, and marvelling at the Valkyrian proportions of German women - which awoke memories of my youthful grapplings with that blubbery baroness in Munich ...

    Watershed

  • Sarah Bernhardt, and the poetess and composer Augusta Holmes with the “Valkyrian” blond mane that contrasted with the jet-black hair of Emma Calvé, from whom beauty radiated.83

    The Sion Revelation

  • A great Valkyrian chorus of shouts swelled out suddenly along the line, and, looking up, I saw General

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, August, 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • When she saw him she held him fiercely in her arms, her big frame aching with a Valkyrian ardor to lift the brave warrior on a winged horse and carry him away from the earth.

    We Can't Have Everything

  • New York State Police Investigator Jeffrey Moore said more than 6 feet of water filled the woman's cottage at the Valkyrian Motel.

    NY Daily News

  • But they just about did with a huge metal bedstead strewn with Valkyrian paraphernalia (breast plates, helmets and so one) as well as a large alarm clock.

    Gramophone

  • She then shrieked with a Valkyrian savagery pitched between for 'Hang You From The Heavens' as she rose up onto the frontstage monitor, throwing her black hair backward with a jerk of her neck as she spat out each phrase.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Bards "; but admits that," in that scarcity of Celtic ideas we labor under, "it might be permissible to borrow from the Edda," dropping, however, all mention of Woden and his Valkyrian virgins, "and" without entering too minutely on particulars "; or" still better, to graft any wild picturesque fable, absolutely of one's own invention, upon the Druid stock. "

    A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century

  • She appeared, like a gigantic Peter Pan fairy alighting on the stage at the end of a wire, large, handsome, Valkyrian, blond hair over shoulders in straight Alice in Wonderland rays. "

    Telegraph.co.uk: news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

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