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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Thor.
 
Son of Odin, and god of war.   1
       
His attendant was THIALFI, the swift runner.
His belt was MEGINGJARDIR or MEGINJARD, which doubled his strength whenever he put it on.
His goats were CRACK, GRIND, CRASH, and CHASE.
His hammer or mace was MJOLNIR.
His palace was BILSKIRNIR (Bright Space), where he received the warriors who had fallen in battle.
His realm was THRUDVANG.
His wife was SIF (Love).
   He is addressed as Asa Thor or Ring Thor (Winged Thor, i.e. Lightning). (Scandinavian mythology.)   2
   The word enters into many names of places, etc., as Thorsby in Cumberland, Thunderhill in Surrey, Thurso in Caithness, Torthorwald (i.e. “Hill of Thorin-the-wood”) in Dumfriesshire, Thursday, etc.   3
 


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