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Aegir

[e-jir]
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. a sea god, husband of Ran, and host at feast of the gods spoiled by Loki.
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Origin of Aegir

< Old Norse Ægir, akin to Old Norse ā river, water, Gothic ahwa water, Latin aqua
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Examples from the Web for aegir

Historical Examples

  • "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

Aegir

noun
  1. Norse myth the god of the sea
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