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  • n. (Norse mythology) goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld


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  • Her hall is called Elvidner. Hunger is her table, Starvation her knife, Delay her man, Slowness her maid, Precipice her threshold, Care her bed, and Burning Anguish forms the hangings of the apartments.

    (Bulfinch's Mythology)

    November 2, 2008