- n. dialectal, archaic, fantasy A giant.
- n. role-playing games A giant with two heads.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A giant.
- From Middle English eten, etend, from Old English eoten ("giant, monster, enemy"), from Proto-Germanic *etunaz (“giant, glutton”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed- (“to eat”). Cognate with Icelandic jötunn ("giant"), Swedish jätte ("giant"), Danish jætte ("giant"). Compare ent. (Wiktionary)
“Just then, an ettin shoved a heavy sledge into view.”
“As the ettin struck ground, its hunched back revealed a slender sylvari in black leather.”
““And last but not least, welcome the ettin Krog-Gork.””
“Both charr and man tumbled in the dust as the ettin rushed to finish them off.”
“Up inna hills bai ma hows inna hikin areeya dey hab cows tu keep da unnerbrush frum ettin bad incase ob fyres.”
“I could modernise the spelling to something like ‘ettin’ or ‘etten’, as Tolkien did in Lord of the Rings “...the Ettenmoors, the troll-fells north of Rivendell…”, as Aragorn says in Book I Ch.”
“No worree bout teh ‘goanna ettin the kitteh….’goanna iz veg-a-tare-en.”
“One last comment as I've spewed brain-vomit enough - the moment the player decided to take on that ettin, they were a hero.”
“The one who challenges that ettin to help save the capital, is the hero to me.”
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