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Gerd

[gaird]
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. the daughter of a giant and the consort of Frey, who wooed her through his servant Skirnir.
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Also Ger·da [gair-duh] /ˈgɛər də/.

Origin of Gerd

< Old Norse Gerthr, derivative of garthr fenced-in field; see garth

GERD

[gurd]
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  • But neither would Gerd listen to word of this generous gift.

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  • So Skirnir came into the hall, and Gerd received him coldly.

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  • These were dreadful words, and Gerd no longer laughed when she heard them.

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  • This was the father of Gerd, the maiden whom Frey had seen and loved.

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  • But again Gerd laughed, though with less mirth in her laughter.

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