mimer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mimer an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
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Usage

In literature:

It has been stolen by Mimer, who has gone out into the cold wilderness on the rim of the world.
"The Danish History, Books I-IX" by Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
Another is resigned, a perfect mimer, but stupid.
"Ferragus" by Honore de Balzac
On the eighth day the sword was fashioned, and Siegfried brought it to Mimer.
"The Story of Siegfried" by James Baldwin
Another is resigned, a perfect mimer, but stupid.
"The Thirteen" by Honore de Balzac
He bade me keep it, whilst we could, a secret, And question first once more the ancient Mimer.
"The Death of Balder" by Johannes Ewald
MIMIR, or MIMER, to keep In memory; to be fanciful; mindful.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
Siegfried was hidden away safe in the thickets of a great forest, and dwelt there under the care of a blacksmith, named Mimer.
"Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12)" by Various
So he resolved to win a draught from Mimer's well, if in any way that could be done.
"Myths That Every Child Should Know" by Various
At the foot of the Seven Mountains lived a celebrated armourer called Mimer, renowned for making excellent swords.
"Legends of the Rhine" by Wilhelm Ruland
Mimer, the keeper, was so old that he could remember everything that had ever happened.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
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