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Tyr

[teer, tyr] /tɪər, tür/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
1.
the god of strife.
Origin of Tyr
< Old Norse Týr (plural tívar gods); see Tiu

Tyr

1.
Biochemistry. tyrosine.
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  • But Tyr, the brave swordsman, was willing to bring food to the Wolf's lair.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • Tyr's wrist was healed of the wounds that Fenrir's fangs had made.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • Children of Tyr, what man will ye have for a leader and a duke of war?

    The House of the Wolfings William Morris
  • The Scandinavian war-god who corresponds to the Mars of classical mythology was Tyr.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • Only Tyr was silent, for in the struggle he had lost his hand.

    The Heroes of Asgard Annie Keary
  • Tyr, not for himself, but for others, has sacrificed his strong right hand.

    The Heroes of Asgard Annie Keary
  • Tyr, who plays an important part in this myth, was the son of Odin and a giantess.

    The Heroes of Asgard Annie Keary
  • In the meantime Tyr and Garm had been fighting until they had killed each other.

    The Heroes of Asgard Annie Keary
  • So Thor and Tyr hid themselves, and listened for Hymer's coming.

    The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin
  • And Thor and Tyr were given the warmest seats at the fireside.

    The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin
British Dictionary definitions for Tyr

Tyr

/tjʊə; tɪə/
noun
1.
(Norse myth) the god of war, son of Odin Anglo-Saxon counterpart Tiu
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Tyr in Medicine

Tyr abbr.
tyrosine

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