Balder


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Bal·der

or Bal·dur  (bôl′dər)
n. Norse Mythology
The god of light.

[Old Norse Baldr, from ballr, baldr, brave; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]
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Balder

(ˈbɔːldə)
n
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth a god, son of Odin and Frigg, noted for his beauty and sweet nature. He was killed by a bough of mistletoe thrown by the blind god Höd, misled by the malicious Loki
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Bal•der

(ˈbɔl dər)

n.
(in Norse myth) a handsome son of the god Odin, killed and kept in the underworld through ruses of Loki.
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Noun1.Balder - (Norse mythology) god of light and peace and noted for his beauty and sweet natureBalder - (Norse mythology) god of light and peace and noted for his beauty and sweet nature; son of Odin and Frigg and husband of Nanna; killed by Hoth
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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The rosy man had grown pale; his flesh had fallen away; he was visibly balder and older; and yet it was not so much these tokens of a swift physical decay that arrested the lawyer's notice, as a look in the eye and quality of manner that seemed to testify to some deep-seated terror of the mind.
Even he was repelled by the stem command, ``Down, Balder, down!
He was a little stouter, a little balder, a little grayer.
So the boys, one after another, who are called up, stick more and more, and make balder and ever more bald work of it.
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The novel continues the story of Salander and Mikael Blomkvist, who is contacted by Swedish scientist Professor Balder, asking him to publish his story, it emerges that Balder has also been working with Salander.
Steve AYRES, second head lad to trainer Alan King, was unable to hold back the tears yesterday as he described his devastation at the loss of Grade 1-winning Balder Succes, who had to be put down due to injuries suffered in a third-fence fall in the Melling Chase at Aintree on Friday.