from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Mythology The Germanic god of war and the sky.

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  • proper n. The ancient Germanic god of war identified with Tyr of Norse mythology. Possibly the god after whom Tuesday was named.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of Tiw.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. god of war and sky; counterpart of Norse Tyr


Old English Tīw.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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