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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Balder  \Bal"der\,  n.  [Icel.  Baldr,  akin  to  E.  bold.]  (Scan. 
  Myth.) 
  The  most  beautiful  and  beloved  of  the  gods;  the  god  of  peace; 
  the  son  of  Odin  and  Freya.  [Written  also  {Baldur}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Balder 
  n  :  god  of  light  and  peace  and  noted  for  his  beauty  and  sweet 
  nature;  son  of  Odin  and  Frigg  and  husband  of  Nanna; 
  killed  by  Hoth  [syn:  {Balder},  {Baldr}] 




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