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[her-mood, -moo d]
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. a son of Odin who rode to Hel to negotiate for the return of Balder to Asgard.
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Historical Examples of hermod

  • Hermod, called the nimble, an older brother of Baldur, said he would go.

    Classic Myths

    Mary Catherine Judd

  • Hermod rode back and asked all things if Baldur should return.

    Classic Myths

    Mary Catherine Judd

  • Then Hermod knew that he might not ride to Hela's habitation.

  • Then forth stepped Hermod the Nimble, the brother of Baldur.

  • She hobbled into her cave, and as Hermod followed a crow fluttered out.