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FRIGG

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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 231 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FRIGG, the wife of the god Odin (Woden) in northern mythology. She"was known also to other Teutonic peoples both on the continent (0. H. Ger. Friia, Langobardic Frea) and in England, where her name still survives in Friday (O.E. Frigedeeg). She is often wrongly identified with Freyia. (See TEUTONIC PEOPLES, ad fin.)
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