iseult


iseult

noun

  1. Also Yseult. German Isolde. Arthurian Romance.
    1. the daughter of a king of Ireland who became the wife of King Mark of Cornwall: she was the beloved of Tristram.
    2. daughter of the king of Brittany, and wife of Tristram.
  2. a female given name.

noun (in Arthurian legend)

  1. an Irish princess wed to Mark, king of Cornwall, but in love with his knight Tristan
  2. (in another account) the daughter of the king of Brittany, married to Tristan

In English legend, the beloved of Tristan. In German, her name is Isolde. (See Tristan and Iseult.)

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