Thor


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Thor

 (thôr)
n. Norse Mythology
The god of thunder.

[Old Norse Thōrr; see (s)tenə- in Indo-European roots.]

Thor

(θɔː)
n
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the god of thunder, depicted as wielding a hammer, emblematic of the thunderbolt
[Old English Thōr, from Old Norse thōrr thunder]

Thor

(θɔr)

n.
the Norse god of thunder and the sky, armed with a magical hammer.
[before 1050; Old English Thōr < Old Norse Thōrr literally, thunder]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Thor - (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farmingThor - (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farming; pictured as wielding a hammer emblematic of the thunderbolt; identified with Teutonic Donar
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
Translations
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Þór
Donar
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Thor

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References in classic literature ?
Here, in the whirlpool of European races, the Ugric tribe bore down from Iceland the fighting spirit which Thor and Wodin game them, which their Berserkers displayed to such fell intent on the seaboards of Europe, aye, and of Asia and Africa too, till the peoples thought that the werewolves themselves had come.
If we cannot at once rise to the sanctities of obedience and faith, let us at least resist our temptations; let us enter into the state of war and wake Thor and Woden, courage and constancy, in our Saxon breasts.
Then, as though struck by the hammer of Thor, the creature collapsed and crumpled to the ground.
Thaw with his gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer.
At first, after the loss of the motive power, the tiller had been thor oughly secured by lashings.
The buff 34-year-old said he just played Thor for the last time in the untitled Avengers movie.
Director's Introduction&nbsp;-&nbsp;Taika Waititi introduces audiences to the third Thor flick.
Thor returns home after destroying the fire demon Surtur -- who had vowed to fulfill the ancient prophesy about Ragnarok, or the total annihilation of Asgard -- when he finds that his devious brother has banished Odin (Anthony Hopkins) to Earth and is ruling the kingdom in his guise.
Thor first came out in 2011 and introduced Hemsworth as the hammer-wielding Norse deity.
We are pleased to begin working with Avison Young, which we know to have an excellent understanding of the New York City office market," said Joseph Sitt, CEO of Thor Equities.
The Thor head spent a decade on the senior management team of Swedish manufacturer, HIAB.