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FREY (Old Norse, Freyr)

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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 211 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FREY (Old Norse, Freyr) son of Njord, one of the chief deities in the northern pantheon and the national god of the Swedes. He is the god of fruitfulness, the giver of sunshine and rain, and thus the source of all prosperity. (See TEUTONIC PEOPLES, ad fin.)
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