noun Scandinavian Mythology.
Origin of Midgard
Examples from the Web for midgard
Jarnved, the great iron-wood forest lying to the east of Midgard, is the abode of a race of witches.Sketch of the Mythology of the North American Indians|John Wesley Powell
The ancient name for it was the Midgard serpent, and doubtless, for the old myth-maker, it had another significance.Vanishing Roads and Other Essays|Richard Le Gallienne
Rigsthula expressly presents Heimdal as teaching runes to the people whom he blessed by his arrival in Midgard.Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3|Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
But the Midgard serpent was a more dangerous beast even than Death.In The Days of Giants|Abbie Farwell Brown
They took his eyebrows and formed them into the place where Men now dwell, Midgard.The Children of Odin|Padraic Colum
Midgarth (ˈmɪdɡɑːð) or Mithgarthr (ˈmɪðɡɑːðə)
Word Origin for Midgard
in Germanic cosmology, "world inhabited by men (opposed to Asgard, the abode of the gods), 1882, from Old Norse miðgarðr, from mið "mid" (see mid) + Proto-Germanic *gardoz "enclosure, tract" (see yard (n.1)). The Old English cognate was middangeard, which later was folk-etymologized as middle earth (late 13c.).