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 Niobe (3 syl.).Nip (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Niord.
 
The Scandinavian sea-god. He was not one of the Æsr. Niörd’s son was Frey (the fairy of the clouds), and his daughter was Freyja. His home was Noatun. Niörd was not a sea-god, like Neptune, but the Spirit of water and air. The Scandinavian Neptune was Ægr, whose wife was Skadi.   1
 


 Niobe (3 syl.).Nip (A). 

 
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