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Logi

[law-gee, loh-] /ˈlɔ gi, ˈloʊ-/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology
1.
a man, a personification of fire, who defeated Loki in an eating contest.
Origin of Logi
< Old Norse: literally, fire
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  • Next in order is the river Abona, and the inhabitants near it, the Logi.

  • But Logi on the other side was leaving plate after plate emptied.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • He was hungry and eat fast, but Logi was Flame, and he consumed not only the flesh but the trough with it.

  • "But Logi has eaten the bones with the meat," said the Giant King.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • In Eddaic sagas, Loki was deemed the most voracious of beings until defeated in an eating match with Logi (devouring fire).

    Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway
  • But the Logi who ate with him was Fire, and easily enough fire can consume your meat, bones, and wood itself.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • After these people were placed the Catini, and the Mertæ further inland near the Logi.

  • So he called from the bench a man called Logi, and bade him come out on the floor and try his strength against Loki.

    Told by the Northmen: E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton
  • Where Logi had eaten, nothing was left: bones as well as meat were consumed, and all the plates were left bare.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • The others took a huge trough full of meat and set it on the floor, and they put Logi at one end and Loki at the other.

    Told by the Northmen: E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton

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