noun (often lowercase) (used with a plural verb) Scandinavian Mythology.
Origin of Aesir
Examples from the Web for aesir
Historical Examples of aesir
"We live," grunted the Aesir, busy over Amra's half-frozen feet.Gods of the North
Robert E. Howard
The Vanir then made common cause with the Aesir and were worshipped like them.The Story of Norway
Hjalmar H. Boyesen
In spite of their origin, Frey and Freyja become to all intents and purposes Aesir.The Edda, Vol. 1
The Aesir joined him on the way, and they made, together, something like a wedding procession.Children's Literature
Charles Madison Curry
The god, now ready to resign the empire of the world and prepared for the ending of the Aesir, awaits the hero's coming.Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas
W. J. Henderson
Word Origin for Aesir
chief gods of Scandinavian religion, from Old Norse plural of ass "god," related to Old English os, Gothic ans "god" (see Asgard).