aegir

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aegir a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
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Usage

In literature:

Of them he asked the way to AEgir's hall.
"The Story of Siegfried" by James Baldwin
AEGIR, the god of the sea in the Norse mythology.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
I have heard that Aegir is wrathful and strong.
"Havelok The Dane" by Charles Whistler
By Aegir himself, you are a fine swimmer!
"A King's Comrade" by Charles Whistler
AEGIR'S JOURNEY TO ASGARD.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
AEgir the Old groaned from under the deep, and sent his daughters up to mourn around the dead.
"Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12)" by Various
Aegir himself who has taken him!
"A Sea Queen's Sailing" by Charles Whistler
AEgir ruled over the sea and the wind.
"The Land of the Long Night" by Paul du Chaillu
All but a few of the Dwellers of Asgard had come to the feast offered by AEgir the Old, the Giant King of the Sea.
"The Children of Odin" by Padraic Colum
Aegir the Big-handed, they called him.
"Viking Tales" by Jennie Hall
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In news:

Potential site of the Aegir 500 MW offshore wind farm.
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