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  • adj. Of or relating to the skalds (Norse poets).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See scaldic.


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  • Such poems differ both in content and form from the so-called skaldic poems.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Containing both the ancient skaldic rhythms and contemporary awareness of time, life, what has changed.

    Five ways to judge a Poem’s Merit

  • So even though I knew hardly anyone at the con, I had a good time hanging out with people I did know: jaylake and lasirenadolce (who very kindly provided transportation there and back), kenscholes and jens_fire, mkhobson, sara_mueller, wheatland_press, goloban and bethpeters3, erdnase2000, skaldic, and Kami and cscole of the

    2/20/08: Radcon, etc.

  • (ETA: Identified by skaldic and crazysoph as Cherokee.)

    It's all about me

  • Happy birthday to skaldic and brent_kellmer--hope it's a Big FunFest at least twice over, two prizes in every box and all of them exactly what you want, kicking off a year that only gets better, shinier, and more awesome as it goes, non-stop thrillah and no fillah, all fun and no glum.

    Ending the Weekend With A Birthday Spanking--Only Just Slightly Late!

  • Style in skaldic verse is examined, but so is the contextualisation of Nordic literature when finding a British audience.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • That's right, I'm spanking two today--skaldic and brent_kellmer, it's your turn so come on down, assume the position, and take what's comin' to ya!

    Why We Love Her:

  • He'd never had much of a head for music, and there were so many songs and chants and poems and incantations crowding his collected years that he could hardly hear an old bit of skaldic verse without it devolving into "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B."

    Norse Code Preview (Chapter 2) - Suvudu - Science Fiction and Fantasy Books, Movies, and Games

  • If he was the chief advisor to the chief of those gods, he must be a genius at unraveling the word games of skaldic poetry and Icelandic law --

    Operation Luna

  • But if you die with a quip on your lips, like, er, um -- like 'Ax me no questions' -- haw, pretty good, that, for a version in modern English, and no advance notice -- may have a touch of skaldic talent m'self, who knows?

    Operation Luna


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