- a sea god, husband of Ran, and host at feast of the gods spoiled by Loki.
Origin of Aegir
< Old Norse Ægir, akin to Old Norse ā river, water, Gothic ahwa water, Latin aqua
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Examples from the Web for aegir
"Come out to Aegir's Rock, Olaf, and tell me stories," he said almost every day.
At last they came to Aegir's Rock and walked up on its flat top.
Albert dearest, Mrs. Arbuthnot says that Willie's Aegir is nothing at all.Dodo Wonders
E. F. Benson
It is a story that Bragi told while at the feast in AEgir's hall.
After this they went back to AEgir's hall, and sat down again to the feast.
- Norse myth the god of the sea
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