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Popular Oracles and Omens
I think it would be correct to assume that man has always been anxious to lift a corner of the veil of the future. In this section I’ve included several popular oracles, omens and superstitions. Some of these might seem a bit ridiculous, but why not consider...
Psychic Abilities >> Divination
Norse God of Mischief, Trickery. Divine Catalyst, Breaker of Stagnation, Force for change. Giant brother of Odin. Loki wavers between a weal-bringing culture-hero/trickster and a woe-bringing destroyer. He is responsible for getting the gods most of their...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
May Apple: Correspondences
Podophyllum peltaltum POISON Folk Names: American Mandrake, Duck's Foot, Hog Apple, Mandrake, Racoon Berry, Wild Lemon Gender: Masculine Planet: Mercury Element: Fire Deity: Power: Money...
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Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
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8 Word Meaning
“mallard” includes the meaningduck,” which includes the meaning “bird.” This relationship is called hyponymy.
An Old English etymon for Modern English <Emphasis Type="Italic
To the place-name scholar, “duck stream” is a much more convincing etymology than “dragon well”.
Saami Loanwords in Old Norse¹
'duck'.¹⁵ This etymology is followed by Kock (1887: 74–75), Tamm.
WATERBIRDS OF OHIO c d guidebook
Anas strepera • An-as [a duck] strep-er-ah [noisy].
An Addendum to "Ten Scandinavian and North English Etymologies
attempts unsuccessful and suggested my own jocular etymology from æðr 'eider duck' (cf. Grágás, Gullfjoðr, Hryggjar-stykki, etc.).

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duck (n.1) - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary. Search: Search Mode, Natural waterfowl, O.E.
lame duck - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary.
Duck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Etymology. Female Mallard.
Boondockers Farm: Duck Etymology
World Wide Words: Break one's duck
Sep 18, 2004 Where does break one's duck come from and what does it mean? A It's not as To forestall lots of e-mails, I should say it's a folk etymology.

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