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Woden

[wohd-n] /ˈwoʊd n/
noun
1.
the chief god of the pagan Anglo-Saxons, identified with the Scandinavian Odin.
Also, Wodan.
Origin
900
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

/ˈwəʊdən/
noun
1.
the foremost Anglo-Saxon god Norse counterpart Odin
Word Origin
Old English Wōden; related to Old Norse Ōthinn, Old High German Wuotan, German Wotan; see Wednesday
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Word Origin and History for Woden

Anglo-Saxon god, Old English, see Odin.

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