- (poetic) An Anglo-Saxon personal name, usually with reference to the hero of an Old English epic poem, or to the poem itself.
- (poetic) Beowulf
- ^ Traditions, Superstitions, and Folklore, (chiefly Lancashire and the North of England: ) Their Affinity to Others in Widely-distributed Localities; Their Eastern Origin and Mythical Significance by Charles Hardwick, 1872.
- ^ Curiosities of Indo-European Tradition and Folk-lore by Walter Keating Kelly, 1863.
- ^ The Saxons in England: A History of the English Commonwealth Till the Period of the Norman Conquest by John Mitchell Kemble, 1849.
- ^ Others,