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Glittering. 4 Heaven-crag. 5 Seat or shelf of the Fallen. 6 Gate-seat. 7 Either
dative of Himill = Heaven (f) (Cl.-Vig.), or Gem-decked (Bugge). 1 Wide-reaching,
extensive. 2 Wide-blue. 3 Delightful. ' Wind-bringer r THE BEGUILING OF GYLFI
... God of Cargoes; and he has also been named in many more ways, after he
had come to King Geirrodr: We were called Grimr and Gangleri, Herjann,
Hjalmberi; Thekkr, Thridi,. ' Wind-bringer r (Simrock). 2 Wind-chill. ' Wet and
sleety (Cl.-Vig.) ...
1 Eragr, as a noun, means "poetry ;" as an adjective, it seems to mean "foremost "
(Cl.-Vig.). Thus the phrase bragr karla seems to be " foremost of men," with
apparent reference to poetic preeminence. 1 Ram (Cl.-Vig.). 2 Golden-teeth.
... work of his hands shall long be held in memory among gods and men. XXIX. "
Vidarr is the name of one, the silent god. He has a thick shoe. He is nearly as
strong as Thor;. 1 Ram (Cl.-Vig.). 2 Golden-teeth. ' Heaven-fells. 1 Denial,
So also with the title Tyr of the Wain.2 ', "But now one thing must be said to young
skalds,. 1 See Burns, The Kirk's Alarm, I ith stanza, for a similar idea. ' Tyr: see
discussion in Cl.-Vig., p. 647. This word as a proper name refers to the one-
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