Origin of Aegir

< Old Norse Ægir, akin to Old Norse ā river, water, Gothic ahwa water, Latin aqua Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for aegir

Historical Examples of aegir

  • "Come out to Aegir's Rock, Olaf, and tell me stories," he said almost every day.

    Viking Tales

    Jennie Hall

  • At last they came to Aegir's Rock and walked up on its flat top.

    Viking Tales

    Jennie Hall

  • Albert dearest, Mrs. Arbuthnot says that Willie's Aegir is nothing at all.

    Dodo Wonders

    E. F. Benson

  • It is a story that Bragi told while at the feast in AEgir's hall.

  • After this they went back to AEgir's hall, and sat down again to the feast.

British Dictionary definitions for aegir


  1. Norse myth the god of the sea
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