noun Scandinavian Mythology.
Origin of Odin
Examples from the Web for odin
The player was being considered to go to college in Arizona and Odin was giving him a couple of tips.Aaron Hernandez: Inside the Murder Investigation Roiling the NFL|Christine Pelisek|June 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He married a Playboy centerfold and had two sons, the humbly-named Thor and Odin.
Coming softly to her side, Odin bent over her and gently kissed her forehead.Told by the Northmen:|E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton
All unknown to Loki he stood in the shadow of Odin's seat, listening to what was being said.The Children of Odin|Padraic Colum
Likewise there was one Kristni, a king of the Romans, who sought to dispute with Odin himself.The Path of the King|John Buchan
Then Odin took the trees, and out of them he made two living beings that resembled the gods themselves in form and feature.Stories from Northern Myths|Emilie Kip Baker
Notwithstanding this ignoble beginning, Odin's reign was one of wisdom, power, and beneficence.Fairy Circles|Unknown
chief Teutonic god, the All-Father, a 19c. revival in reference to Scandinavian neo-paganism, from Danish, from Old Norse Oðinn, from Proto-Germanic *Wod-enaz- (source of Old English Woden, Old High German Wuotan), probably from *wod-eno-/*wod-ono- "raging, mad, inspired," from root *wet- "to blow, inspire, spiritually arouse" (see wood (adj.)).
In Norse mythology, the solemn ruler of the gods. He was god of wisdom, poetry, farming, and war.