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Regin

[rey-gin]
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noun (in the Volsunga Saga)
  1. a smith, the brother of Fafnir, who raises Sigurd and encourages him to kill Fafnir in the hope of gaining the gold he guards.
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Historical Examples

  • Then Fafnir and Regin were forced to go out of the dwelling.

    The Children of Odin

    Padraic Colum

  • Regin worked for days in his smithy and Sigurd never left his side.

  • This one was Regin, a maker of swords and a cunning man besides.

  • The work of Regin's hands was a shield, a great shield of iron.

  • Regin began to talk, but his speech was old and strange and filled with runes.


British Dictionary definitions for regin

Regin

noun
  1. Norse myth a dwarf smith, tutor of Sigurd, whom he encouraged to kill Fafnir for the gold he guarded
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