[surt, soo rt]
- the guardian and ruler of Muspelheim, destined to defeat Frey at Ragnarok and destroy the world with fire.
Origin of Surt
< Old Norse Surtr, perhaps akin to svartr black, with regularly changed vowel (see swart)
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Examples from the Web for surt
First he went to Surt of Ere, and begged him to try skill with him.The Story of Rolf and the Viking's Bow
Surt is the name of him who stands on its border guarding it.
Frey encounters 143 Surt, and heavy blows are exchanged ere Frey falls.
Surt rides first, and before him and after him flames burning fire.
The field of battle where the gods and the hosts of Surt meet in Ragnarok.