Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The god of the sea.

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  • noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

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Examples

  • Aegir, the sea god, had brewed a cauldron of beer.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • “If you die at sea, you are taken into the halls of the god Aegir and his wife, Ran,” said Olaf.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • “If you die at sea, you are taken into the halls of the god Aegir and his wife, Ran,” said Olaf.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • Aegir, the sea god, had brewed a cauldron of beer.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • Thorgil said the men had been lucky because now they were feasting in the halls of Aegir and Ran.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • Thorgil said the men had been lucky because now they were feasting in the halls of Aegir and Ran.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • “All the clouds chased off and the fog burned away by the breath of Aegir,” Magnus added.

    The Lightkeeper

  • "Song to Aegir," which he composed in 1894 at the age of thirty-five

    William of Germany

  • One day the sea-god Aegir sent to the dwellers in Asgard an invitation to a banquet in his sea caverns, and all accepted except Thor, who had business that called him elsewhere.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 2

  • “Song to Aegir,” which he composed in 1894 at the age of thirty-five

    William of Germany

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