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Sampo

[sahm-paw]
noun Finnish Legend.
  1. a magical object or substance that was stolen by Ilmarinen, Vainamoinen, and Lemminkainen from Louhi because of its powers.
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Historical Examples of sampo

  • Early in the morning Sampo came with another man and a woman to visit us.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • His name was Sampo Singi, and he was the dirtiest fellow I ever saw in my life.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • Louhi replied: 'Only to him who can forge the magic Sampo for me will I give my daughter.'

  • Louhi has the wondrous Sampo, but I have lost the beauteous maiden.'

  • Vinminen persuades Ilmarinen to go with him to Pohjola to bring away the Sampo.