Definition of Hothr
1. Noun. (Norse mythology) a blind god; misled by Loki, he kills his brother Balder by throwing a shaft of mistletoe.
Category relationships: Norse Mythology
Generic synonyms: Norse Deity
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Literary usage of Hothr
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1. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1837)
"That Hedar (of which he assigns the roots) in Danish hothr, now Hoath, is the same word as erath, arath, hearth,—differing from it only in the transposition ..."
2. A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies by John Burke (1838)
"Ellen, m. nrat, to Thomas Vaudrey, esq. and secondly, tu T milord, of Trafford. Mr. hothr d. in I WI, and was .1. by bin eldest non, SIB \\ii.iun ..."