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[loh-kee] /ˈloʊ ki/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
a trickster god, born of Jotun ancestry but accepted among the Aesir as Odin's adopted brother: father of the monsters Fenrir, Hel, and the Midgard serpent, and the instigator of Balder's death. Unabridged
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  • Just then Wotan saw his brother, Loki, coming over the mountain.

  • Wotan and Loki hurried back to the mountain-side with their treasure.

  • Loki, in the shape of the old woman, pretended to be very friendly.

    Classic Myths Mary Catherine Judd
  • Loki stood by him and directed his hand as Hodur threw the mistletoe.

    Classic Myths Mary Catherine Judd
  • The other gods knew that the treacherous Loki had done it, and did not blame Hodur.

    Classic Myths Mary Catherine Judd
British Dictionary definitions for Loki


(Norse myth) the god of mischief and destruction
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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