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  • n. the Norse god of poetry and music; a son of Odin.

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  • n. (Norse mythology) god of poetry and music; son of Odin

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Examples

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  • Even after the principles of liberty were become more prevalent, and began to be well underftood, the late king had, oftener than once, and without giving much um - brage, exerted this dangerous power: He had, in

    The history of England : from the invasion iof Julius Cæsar to the revolution in 1688 ...

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  • At this promiscuous use of Col - lege & School interests the Society in Scotland took um - brage, and witheld their monies.

    Collections

  • Sir, no um - brage will be taken at my writing to you, on account of the political light in which America i& now viewed by Great Bri - tain.

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  • In the mean time the two favourites, taking um - brage at the intimacy that appeared between the emprefs and the Comneni, refolved to remove the two brothers out of the way.

    An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time

  • This lenity of the King gave great um - brage to the Omrahs of Chilligi, who addrefled him tipon the occafion, and advifed him to purfue the policy of Balin, who never 'pardoned a traitor.

    The history of Hindostan:

  • Merquus of Pawerschoof, the old determined despot, (quiescents in brage!) only for the extrusion of the saltwater or the auctioneer there dormont, in front of the place near O’Clery’s, at the darku-mound numbur wan, beside that ancient Dame street, where the statue of Mrs Dana O’Connell, prostituent behind the Trinity

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