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Ragnar Lodbrok

[rahg-nahr lawth -brohk] /ˈrɑg nɑr ˈlɔð broʊk/
noun, Scandinavian Legend.
1.
a possibly historical Danish king of the 9th century, the subject of an Old Icelandic saga and of accounts in the Danish history by Saxo Grammaticus: also associated with the story of Sigurd and the Volsungs.
Also called Ragnar Shaggybreeches
[shag-ee-brich-iz] /ˈʃæg iˌbrɪtʃ ɪz/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Ragnar Lodbrok
Lodbrok < Old Norse Lothbrōk, equivalent to loth(in) hairy, shaggy + brōk breeches
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  • "Well known is the name of Ragnar Lodbrok, my forefather," said the jarl.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane Charles W. Whistler
  • This is the magic Raven that was wrought with wizardry and spells by the daughters of Ragnar Lodbrok.

    King Alfred's Viking Charles W. Whistler
  • The sagas mention the hero, Ragnar Lodbrok, as his son and successor.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • "Seeing that the blood of Ragnar Lodbrok is in their veins it could not well be otherwise," answered the jarl somewhat grimly.

    Wulfric the Weapon Thane Charles W. Whistler
  • It is natural that the Song of Ragnar Lodbrok should be appreciated by modern authors.

    Epic and Romance W. P. Ker
  • We have now to tell that of Ragnar Lodbrok, a hero king of the early days, whose story is full of magical incidents.

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