Brunhild definition by Webster's New World
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in the Nibelungenlied, a queen of Iceland whom Gunther, king of Burgundy, gets as his bride with the help of Siegfried's magic
Origin: Middle High German Brünhild ; from Old High German brunna, armor plush hilti (or Old Saxon hild), fight; hence, fighter in armor
Brunhild definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A queen in the Nibelungenlied who is won as a bride by Gunther.