noun (often lowercase) (used with a plural verb) Scandinavian Mythology.
Origin of Aesir
Examples from the Web for aesir
The last despairing appeal of Waltraute for the Aesir meets with an answer which fully exhibits the change wrought in Brnnhilde.Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas|W. J. Henderson
In spite of their origin, Frey and Freyja become to all intents and purposes Aesir.
All the above deities, together with a number of others less important, form a regularly organised community, like the Aesir.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
Hyndluljod says there were twelve (“there were eleven Aesir when Baldr went down into the howe”).
It is ill with the Aesir, it is ill with the Elves; hast thou hidden the Thunderer's hammer?
British Dictionary definitions for aesir
Word Origin for Aesir
Word Origin and History for aesir
chief gods of Scandinavian religion, from Old Norse plural of ass "god," related to Old English os, Gothic ans "god" (see Asgard).