wodan

Woden

[wohd-n]
noun
the chief god of the pagan Anglo-Saxons, identified with the Scandinavian Odin.
Also, Wodan.


Origin:
before 900; Middle English, Old English Wōden (cognate with German Wotan, Old Norse Ōthinn), equivalent to wōd wood2 + -en noun suffix marking headship; Woden was the leader of the Wild Hunt

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Woden or Wodan (ˈwəʊdən)
 
n
Norse counterpart: Odin the foremost Anglo-Saxon god
 
[Old English Wōden; related to Old Norse Ōthinn, Old High German Wuotan, German Wotan; see Wednesday]
 
Wodan or Wodan
 
n
 
[Old English Wōden; related to Old Norse Ōthinn, Old High German Wuotan, German Wotan; see Wednesday]

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Woden
Anglo-Saxon god, O.E., see Odin.
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