from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Mythology The Norse goddess of death and the underworld; the daughter of Loki.
- n. Mythology The Norse underworld of the dead not killed in battle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A simplified spelling of hell.
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- n. (Norse mythology) goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld
Old Norse; see kel-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)