Definitions for wodenˈwoʊd n
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chief god; counterpart of Norse Odin and Teutonic Wotan
The Germanic chief god, distributor of talents and god of wisdom and war.
Origin: Germanic, from Woden
a deity corresponding to Odin, the supreme deity of the Scandinavians. Wednesday is named for him. See Odin
Origin: [AS. Wden; akin to OS. Wdan, OHG. Wuotan, Icel. Oinn, and probably to E. wood, a. Cf. Wednesday.]
Woden or Wodan is a major deity of Anglo-Saxon and Continental Germanic polytheism. Together with his Norse counterpart Odin, Woden represents a development of the Proto-Germanic god *Wōdanaz. Though less is known about the pre-Christian religion of Anglo-Saxon and continental Germanic peoples than is known about Norse paganism, Woden is attested in English, German, and Dutch toponyms as well as in various texts and pieces of archeological evidence from the Early Middle Ages.
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the German and Anglo-Saxon name for Odin (q. v.).
downe, Downe, endow, owned, woned
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