noun Scandinavian Mythology.
Examples from the Web for ymir
At that time there was no earth nor sea nor heaven, nothing but the icy abyss without bottom, whence Ymir the giant had sprung.In The Days of Giants|Abbie Farwell Brown
It was, in fact, in Ymir's flesh that the dwarfs were engendered, and began to move and live.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
The dwarfs till then had been just like maggots in Ymir's dead flesh, but now received human likeness.The Heroes of Asgard|Annie Keary
Under the tree lies Ymir, and his efforts to throw off the weight cause earthquakes.The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
They were supposed to have come into existence as maggots produced by the decaying flesh of Ymir's body.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley