weird sister

weird sister
(Norse mythology) any of the three goddesses of destiny; identified with Anglo-Saxon Wyrd; similar to Greek Moirae and Roman Parcae
Syn: ↑Norn
Topics: ↑Norse mythology
Hypernyms: ↑Norse deity
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Urd, ↑Urth, ↑Verdandi, ↑Verthandi, ↑Skuld

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Usage: usually capitalized W&S
Etymology: Middle English werd sister
: fate I 3, norn

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