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Suttung

[soo t-too ng] /ˈsʊt tʊŋ/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology
1.
one of the Jotun, who for a time was the owner of the mead of poetry, guarded by his daughter Gunnlod, who lost a portion of it to Odin when he seduced her.
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  • Bauge answered that he had no control over the mead, saying that Suttung was bound to keep that for himself alone.

  • Suttung, Gilling's brother, tracked them down and captured them.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • In his raven gear Yehl stole the sacred water, as Odin, also in bird form, stole the mead of Suttung.

  • Suttung was not harmless and simple like Gilling, his brother.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • Odin sought lodgings for the night at the house of the giant Bauge, who was a brother of Suttung.

  • But Suttung refused to spare even a taste of the precious liquor.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • The Wanderer came to the house of Baugi, the brother of Suttung.

    The Children of Odin Padraic Colum
  • It was Gunnld, Suttung's daughter, the guardian of the mead.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • One day he put on his favorite disguise as a wandering old man, and set out for Giant Land, where Suttung dwelt.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • These men did not belong to Suttung, but were the servants of his brother Baugi.

    Stories from Northern Myths Emilie Kip Baker

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