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 Wayfaring Tree (The).Wayland Smith’s Cave. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wayland,
 
the Scandinavian Vulcan, was son of the sea-giant Wate, and the sea-nymph Wac-hilt. He was bound apprentice to Mimi the smith. King Nidung cut the sinews of his feet, and cast him into prison, but he escaped in a feather-boat. (Anglo-Saxon weallan, to fabricate.)   1
 


 Wayfaring Tree (The).Wayland Smith’s Cave. 

 
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