- a smith, the brother of Fafnir, who raises Sigurd and encourages him to kill Fafnir in the hope of gaining the gold he guards.
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Then Fafnir and Regin were forced to go out of the dwelling.
Regin worked for days in his smithy and Sigurd never left his side.
This one was Regin, a maker of swords and a cunning man besides.
The work of Regin's hands was a shield, a great shield of iron.
Regin began to talk, but his speech was old and strange and filled with runes.
- Norse myth a dwarf smith, tutor of Sigurd, whom he encouraged to kill Fafnir for the gold he guarded
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