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sagas


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Saga  \Sa"ga\  (s[=a]"g[.a]),  n.;  pl  {Sagas}  (-g[.a]z).  [Icel., 
  akin  to  E.  saw  a  saying.  See  {Say},  and  cf  {Saw}.] 
  A  Scandinavian  legend,  or  heroic  or  mythic  tradition,  among 
  the  Norsemen  and  kindred  people;  a  northern  European  popular 
  historical  or  religious  tale  of  olden  time. 
 
  And  then  the  blue-eyed  Norseman  told  A  saga  of  the  days 
  of  old  --Longfellow. 




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