goddess of fate: an elf who personified the present
Syn: ↑Verthandi
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Norn, ↑weird sister

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/ver"dahn dee/, n. Scand. Myth.
See under Norn.
[ < ON verthandi, prp. of vertha to become; see URD]

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