a god, a son of Odin and Frigg and the twin brother of Hod, by whom he was killed.
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How to use Balder in a sentence
But then, most likely thou wilt pity Balder, And with a hot, a precious tear bedew him!
Who knoweth but she merely has dissembled, And shown a fictious flame to prove thee, Balder!
Only for thee doth Balder sigh: My sad heart would a heaven disdain Which through dishonour it must gain.
Like Balder, Glooskap is a sun-god, as is well proved by the circumstance that when he dies he does not fail to revive.The Myths of the North American Indians | Lewis Spence
The Balder joins the Tees at Cotherstone; it is a shady little river flowing through a deep ravine.
British Dictionary definitions for Balder
Norse myth a god, son of Odin and Frigg, noted for his beauty and sweet nature. He was killed by a bough of mistletoe thrown by the blind god Höd, misled by the malicious Loki
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