Walkyr
Walkyr \Wal"kyr\, n. (Scand. Myth.) See {Valkyria}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Walkyr — Valkyria Val*kyr i*a, n. [Icel. valkyrja (akin to AS. w[ae]lcyrie); valr the slain + kj[=o]sa to choose. See {Valhalla}, and {Choose}.] (Scand. Myth.) One of the maidens of Odin, represented as awful and beautiful, who presided over battle and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Valkyr — Valkyria Val*kyr i*a, n. [Icel. valkyrja (akin to AS. w[ae]lcyrie); valr the slain + kj[=o]sa to choose. See {Valhalla}, and {Choose}.] (Scand. Myth.) One of the maidens of Odin, represented as awful and beautiful, who presided over battle and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Valkyria — Val*kyr i*a, n. [Icel. valkyrja (akin to AS. w[ae]lcyrie); valr the slain + kj[=o]sa to choose. See {Valhalla}, and {Choose}.] (Scand. Myth.) One of the maidens of Odin, represented as awful and beautiful, who presided over battle and marked out… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Walcar — Recorded as Walker, Waulker, Walcar, and in Northern Ireland, Wilgar, this is an ancient surname. It is of Olde English and Scottish origins. It is usually occupational for a textile fuller, deriving from the pre 7th century word wealcere,… …   Surnames reference

  • Waulker — Recorded as Walker, Waulker, Walcar, and in Northern Ireland, Wilgar, this is an ancient surname. It is of Olde English and Scottish origins. It is usually occupational for a textile fuller, deriving from the pre 7th century word wealcere,… …   Surnames reference

  • Wilgar — Recorded as Walker, Waulker, Walcar, and in Northern Ireland, Wilgar, this is an ancient surname. It is of Olde English and Scottish origins. It is usually occupational for a textile fuller, deriving from the pre 7th century word wealcere,… …   Surnames reference

  • Walker — This ancient and distinguished surname, with over fifty entries in the Dictionary of National Biography , and having no less than sixty Coats of Arms, is of Anglo Scottish origins. It is either an occupational name for a fuller, or a locational… …   Surnames reference

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