Lady of the Lake

Lady of the Lake
n.
Arthurian Legend an enchantress who gives Arthur his sword, Excalibur: sometimes identified with VIVIAN

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a character in stories about King Arthur, who gives Arthur the sword Excalibur by holding it above the surface of the lake in which she lives. The Lady of the Lake (1810) is also the title of a long romantic poem by Sir Walter Scott.

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