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Tyr

[teer, tyr]
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. the god of strife.
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Origin of Tyr

< Old Norse Týr (plural tívar gods); see Tiu

Tyr

  1. Biochemistry. tyrosine.
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Examples from the Web for tyr

Historical Examples

  • But Tyr, the brave swordsman, was willing to bring food to the Wolf's lair.

    The Children of Odin

    Padraic Colum

  • Tyr's wrist was healed of the wounds that Fenrir's fangs had made.

  • Children of Tyr, what man will ye have for a leader and a duke of war?

  • The Scandinavian war-god who corresponds to the Mars of classical mythology was Tyr.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • Only Tyr was silent, for in the struggle he had lost his hand.


British Dictionary definitions for tyr

Tyr

Tyrr

noun
  1. Norse myth the god of war, son of OdinAnglo-Saxon counterpart: Tiu
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tyr in Medicine

Tyr

abbr.
  1. tyrosine
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