[seg-in, -yn, see-gin, -gyn]
- Scandinavian Mythology. wife of Loki, who held a cup over Loki after his imprisonment in order to spare him the pain of the drops of poison with which he was punished.
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Sigyn lolled out her tongue and her white teeth grinned at him in answer.
Sigyn, Loki's wife, sat there and held a cup under the poison.The Edda, Vol. 1
But Sigyn, his wife, stands by him, and holds a dish under the venom-drops.The Younger Edda
He stood again on the stockade wall in the evening of the third day, Fenrir and Sigyn beside him.
Fenrir and Sigyn were still obediently inside the doorway, almost frantic with desire to rejoin him.