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[loh-kee] /ˈloʊ ki/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology
a trickster god, born of Jotun ancestry but accepted among the Aesir as Odin's adopted brother: father of the monsters Fenrir, Hel, and the Midgard serpent, and the instigator of Balder's death. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Well had it been said that Loki was at the bottom of all the misfortunes that ever befell in Asgard.

    Told by the Northmen: E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton
  • And when Thor had thanked her he resumed his way after Loki.

    Told by the Northmen: E. M. [Ethel Mary] Wilmot-Buxton
  • A son of Loki, Fenrislfr, appears in wolfs shape among the gods.

    The Origin of the Werewolf Superstition Caroline Taylor Stewart
  • Hel, the daughter of Loki and of Angrbotha, was queen of this dark domain.

    A Book of Myths Jean Lang
  • Then the gods understood;64 Loki was the last person who had been with her—this must be one of Loki's tricks.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
British Dictionary definitions for Loki


(Norse myth) the god of mischief and destruction
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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