Definition of Norse deity
1. Noun. A deity worshipped by the ancient Norsemen.
Specialized synonyms: Aesir, Vanir, Nanna, Norn, Weird Sister, Sigyn, Ull, Ullr, Vali, Vidar, Vithar, Vitharr
Specialized synonyms: Balder, Baldr, Brage, Bragi, Elli, Forseti, Frey, Freyr, Freya, Freyja, Frigg, Frigga, Heimdal, Heimdall, Heimdallr, Hel, Hela, Hoenir, Hoder, Hodr, Hodur, Hoth, Hothr, Idun, Ithunn, Loki, Njord, Njorth, Odin, Sif, Thor, Tyr, Tyrr
Category relationships: Antiquity
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Literary usage of Norse deity
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1. Words and Places, Or, Etymological Illustrations of History, Ethnology, and by Isaac Taylor (1864)
"Thor, norse deity, popularity of, evidenced by local names, 342. thorpe, suffix, 165, 166, 171, ..."
2. The Early History and Antiquities of Freemasonry: As Connected with Ancient by George Franklin Fort (1881)
"From the consecration by Thor of the norse deity's pyre with his mallet, the hammer has descended through succeeding epochs as a like mournful symbol, ..."
3. Essays, Historical, and Literary by John Fiske (1902)
"There is something pathetic about these persistently recurring popular fancies, based on a still surviving faith in that old norse deity to which our ..."
4. The Genius and Character of Emerson: Lectures at the Concord School of by Concord School of Philosophy (1885)
"He finds them much given also to the sen-ice of the god Brag, whom he charitably recognizes as an ancient norse deity. He considers them as preserved from ..."
5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"A norse deity who presides over stormy oceans and entertains the gods with foaming ale. His wife is Ran. who has charge of those lost at sea. ..."