American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Mythology The Norse god of wisdom, war, art, culture, and the dead and the supreme deity and creator of the cosmos and humans.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Norse myth., the chief god of the Asas, corresponding to the Anglo-Saxon Woden. He is the source of wisdom, and the patron of culture and of heroes. He is attended by two ravens and two wolves, is surnamed the Allfather, and sits on the throne Hlidskjalf. He is devoured by the Fenris-wolf iu Ragnarok.
- n. The supreme god of the Germanic and Norse pantheons, the leader of the Æsir, after whom Wednesday is named; the god of war and poetry, the husband of Frigga, the father of Balder, Hod, Hermod, Thor, and Tyr. The Allfather, the One-eyed, the Terrible One, the Father of Battle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Northern Mythol.) The supreme deity of the Scandinavians; -- the same as Woden, of the German tribes.
- n. (Norse mythology) ruler of the Aesir; supreme god of war and poetry and knowledge and wisdom (for which he gave an eye) and husband of Frigg; identified with the Teutonic Wotan
- Old Norse Ōdhinn. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“As far as Odin is concerned I would go with a classic actor since they will more then likly have a small role.”
“Each day they fly from the man-god who is called Odin, and later they return to perch on his shoulders and sing into his ears.”
“Does this mean Odin is no longer angry at us for removing the symbols of his solstice celebration?”
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“Despite the distortions and misinterpretations that have saddled the Word of Odin down through the ages, here we finally have a truly poetic vision of the great War in Heaven that will decide our eventual Destiny, unbesmirched by the haggling of committees over precisely how many Pinks can be deep-fried in the 18th Bardo of Purgatory or how many Normal souls must be sacrificed to purchase a rich SubGenius a ticket to Heaven.”
“I call Odin and Thor and all the gods to hear my vow.”
“Thrice the Eagle hath shriek'd — dread Odin is nigh!”
“The native and proper habitation of Odin is distinguished by the appellation of As-gard.”
“I do have one for you, however … how in Odin’s crusty beard did you get used to drawing with a Wacom?!”
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