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Bifʹrost

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in Scandinavian mythology, is the name of the bridge between heaven and earth; the rainbow may be considered to be this bridge, and its various colours are the reflections of its precious stones. (Icelandic, bifa, tremble, and rost, path.)

⁂ The keeper of the bridge is Heimdall. It leads to Doomstead, the palace of the Norns or Fates.

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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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Bid
Bid
Bid-ale
Bidding Beads
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Biddy (i.e. Bridget)
Bideford Postman
Bidpai
Biforked Letter of the Greeks
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Big-wig (A)
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Bighes (pron. bees)
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