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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Best Things (The Eight),
 
according to Scandinavian mythology:—   1
       
(1) The ash Yggdrasil is the best of trees;
(2) Skidbladnir, of shíps;
(3) Odin, of the Æsir’;
(4) Sleipnir, of steeds;
(5) Bifrost, of bridges;
(6) Bragi, of bards;
(7) Habrok, of hawks
(8) Garm, of hounds.
 


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