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Gleipnir

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The chain made by the fairies, by which the wolf Fenrir or Fenris was securely chained. It was extremely light, and made of such things as “the roots of stones, the noise made by the footfalls of a cat, the beards of women, the spittle of birds, and such like articles.”

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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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