You were the little clerk who sat so mum in the corner, and then cried fy on the gleeman.
Thou art not fit to be called a gleeman beside the singers of Denmark.
"The danger is yet to come," said the gleeman, in a low tone.
Then Hagen, too, bethought him of the gleeman, whom bold Hildebrand had robbed of life.
The old English names for one of this profession were gleeman, jogeler, and latterly minstrel; not to mention harper, &c.
Gleeman continued to be the name given to a minstrel both in England and Scotland almost as long as this order of men continued.
Beer for the lads of the forest, mead for the gleeman, strong waters for the tinker, and wine for the rest.
The others, however, drew closer, leaving the place of honor to the right of the gleeman to the free-handed new-comer.
"Methinks I have some remembrance of the lilt," remarked the gleeman, running his fingers over the strings.
The others are Fritz and Rudolph and Wiglaf, the gleeman, in a fantastic garb faded and tattered.