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  • n. Plural form of shieldmaiden.

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  • For some reason, though, Larsson's examples of fighting females are all taken from the classical world and the American Civil War, instead of the shieldmaidens of Scandinavian lore, who (besides Pippi Longstocking) would seem to be Salander's logical precedent.

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