Sleipnir


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Sleipnir

Odin’s eight-legged gray horse. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 937]
See: Horse

Sleipnir

Odin’s eight-legged horse; symbolizes the wind that blows from eight points. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 937]
See: Wind
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