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Brisingamen

[bree-sing-ah-men, bree-seen-gah-men]
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. the magic necklace worn by Freya.
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Origin of Brisingamen

< Old Norse: necklace of the Brisings, akin to Old English Brōsinga mene; see mane
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Historical Examples of brisingamen

  • Still she wore round her neck Brisingamen, the necklace that lost her Odur.

    The Children of Odin

    Padraic Colum

  • In a while she looked down and saw Brisingamen and her misery went from her.

  • Brisingamen and Odur could not live together in the palace of Folkvang.

  • Then the Immortal went away; but is not Brisingamen better then he?

  • "Brisingamen is fair," she said, as she bade farewell to her image in the lake.