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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Reimkennar (A).
 
A sorceress, a pythoness; one skilled in numbers. Sorcery and Chaldean numbers are synonymous terms. The Anglo-Saxon rimstafas means charms or conjuration, and the Norse reim-kennar means one skilled in numbers or charms. Norna of the Fitful Head was a Reimkennar, “a controller of the elements.”   1
 


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