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Loki

[loh-kee] /ˈloʊ ki/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
1.
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.
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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

Loki

/ˈləʊkɪ/
noun
1.
(Norse myth) the god of mischief and destruction
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