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Odin,

Norse god: see WodenWoden
, Norse Odin
, in Germanic religion and mythology, the supreme god. His cult, although widespread among the Germanic tribes, was sometimes subordinated to that of his son Thor.
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Odin

 

the supreme god in Scandinavian mythology. Odin is endowed with the traits of a mighty shaman and sage. He is the god of war and discord and the master of Valhalla; the Valkyries are under his command. Odin corresponds to Woden (Wotan) of the ancient Germans on the continent.

Odin

god of farming. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 728]
See: Farming

Odin

god who presided over feasts of slain warriors. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 774]
See: War

Odin

god; drank from fountain, became all-knowing. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 774]
See: Wisdom

Odin

, Othin
Norse myth the supreme creator god; the divinity of wisdom, culture, war, and the dead

Odin

An earlier open source emulator for OS/2 that ran 32-bit Windows applications. The Odin project team was based in Germany, hence, the name Odin, which means "chief god" in Norse and Teutonic mythology. For more information, visit http://en.os2.org/projects/odin.
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Hole saw Gothic heroism as fed by the terrifying superstitions of the Odinic religion.
Carlyle shows a natural scepticism towards the support of heroism 'under poor cramped incipient forms' of pagan superstition, and yet the Odinic religion is deemed relevant 'as the creed of our fathers; the men whose blood still runs in our veins, whom doubtless we still resemble in so many ways'.
Meanwhile, both Sauron and his chief adversary, Gandalf (himself a decidedly Odinic figure), are not merely unable to regain the Ring but unaware what has happened to it.