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Balder

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the god of peace, second son of Odin and Frigga. He was killed by the blind war-god Höder, at the instigation of Loki, but restored to life at the general request of the gods. (Scandinavian mythology.)

N.B.—Sydney Dobell (born 1824) has a poem entitled Balder, published in 1854.

Balder is the sun or daylight which is killed by the blind-god at the instigation of Loki or darkness, but is restored to life the next day.

Balder’s abode was Broadblink (vast splendour).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Balak
Balâm
Balan
Balance (The)
Balance
Balayer
Balclutha (The tower of)
Bald
Baldachin
Baldassare
Balder
Balderdash
Baldwin
Bale
Balearica Tormenta
Balfour of Burley
Balios
Balisarda or Balisardo
Balistraria
Baliverso (in Orlando Furioso)
Balk

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