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[soo t-too ng]
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. one of the Jotun, who for a time was the owner of the mead of poetry, guarded by his daughter Gunnlod, who lost a portion of it to Odin when he seduced her.
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Historical Examples of suttung

  • The Wanderer came to the house of Baugi, the brother of Suttung.

    The Children of Odin

    Padraic Colum

  • Suttung was not harmless and simple like Gilling, his brother.

  • Suttung, Gilling's brother, tracked them down and captured them.

  • But Suttung refused to spare even a taste of the precious liquor.

    In The Days of Giants

    Abbie Farwell Brown

  • "I ask that you get for me a drink of Suttung's mead," Odin answered.

    In The Days of Giants

    Abbie Farwell Brown