noun (in the Volsunga Saga)
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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Examples from the Web for regin
Historical Examples of regin
Then Fafnir and Regin were forced to go out of the dwelling.
This one was Regin, a maker of swords and a cunning man besides.
No one remembered, nor no one's father remembered, when Regin had come into that country.
But over the anvil, in the smoke of the smithy fire, there was a work of Regin's hands.
The work of Regin's hands was a shield, a great shield of iron.
British Dictionary definitions for regin
Norse myth a dwarf smith, tutor of Sigurd, whom he encouraged to kill Fafnir for the gold he guarded
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