Aegir



a sea god, husband of Ran, and host at feast of the gods spoiled by Loki.
Historical Examples

Among the passengers on the Aegir, we mentioned Nils Frland.
A History of Norwegian Immigration to the United States : From the Earliest Beginning down to the Year 1848 George Tobias Flom

It is a story that Bragi told while at the feast in Aegir’s hall.
The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin

And then he told Siegfried a story of Aegir and his gold-lit hall.
The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin

“It is Aegir’s ship,” whispered Gerda, still clinging to me.
A Sea Queen’s Sailing Charles Whistler

At last they came to Aegir’s Rock and walked up on its flat top.
Viking Tales Jennie Hall

On the 4th of July, 1837, Aegir sailed from Bergen with eighty-two passengers.
A History of Norwegian Immigration to the United States : From the Earliest Beginning down to the Year 1848 George Tobias Flom

After this they went back to Aegir’s hall, and sat down again to the feast.
The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin

This man was one of the passengers on the Aegir, who had just then arrived in Detroit.
A History of Norwegian Immigration to the United States : From the Earliest Beginning down to the Year 1848 George Tobias Flom

“Come out to Aegir’s Rock, Olaf, and tell me stories,” he said almost every day.
Viking Tales Jennie Hall

“I heard the ‘Song to Aegir’ once,” remarked Falbe, with a perfectly level intonation.
Michael E. F. Benson

noun
(Norse myth) the god of the sea

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