World Ash

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World Ash (uncountable)

  1. (Norse mythology and Heathenry) Yggdrasil.
    • 1993, Bernard King, The elements of the Runes, Thorsons Element, ISBN 9781862040373, page 95:
      Ash is a strongly runic tree by implication, the world-ash Yggdrasil being the tree from which Odin hung in order to obatin the runes.
    • 1988, David A. White, The turning wheel: a study of contracts and oaths in Wagner's ring, page 108:
      This eventuality would not be surprising if the world ash was, at the time, a small young tree.

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