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Brisingamen

[bree-sing-ah-men, bree-seen-gah-men] /ˈbri sɪŋ ɑˌmɛn, ˌbri sinˈgɑ mɛn/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology
1.
the magic necklace worn by Freya.
Origin of Brisingamen
< Old Norse: necklace of the Brisings, akin to Old English Brōsinga mene; see mane
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  • Brisingamen and Odur could not live together in the palace of Folkvang.

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  • Still she wore round her neck Brisingamen, the necklace that lost her Odur.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • In a while she looked down and saw Brisingamen and her misery went from her.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • Then the Immortal went away; but is not Brisingamen better then he?

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  • "Brisingamen is fair," she said, as she bade farewell to her image in the lake.

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  • Brisingamen was reflected in the water too, and its rare colours flashed from the little waves.

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  • Her mother took her in her arms, but the child, when she looked on Brisingamen, turned away crying.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum

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