Norse myth a giant who guarded the well of wisdom near the roots of Yggdrasil
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How to use Mimir in a sentence
But under the root that stretches out towards the Frost-giants there is Mimir's well, in which wisdom and wit lie hidden.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson | Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Odin then rides to Mimir's well and consults Mimir how he and his warriors ought to enter into action.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson | Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Many have come to him for a draught from the Well of Wisdom, but no one yet has given the price Mimir asks.
He might have said, "I will bring thee a draught of Mimir's well water as a recompense for thy son's death."
And Mimir, who had drunk every day from the Well of Wisdom, knew who it was that stood before him.