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 Hrafn: Lit. ‘raven’ (m.). According to Skm (SnE 1998, I, 58), Ynglinga saga (ch. 29, ÍF 26, 57) and Anon Kálfv 3/1 (see Note there), Hrafn was the horse King Aðils took from King Áli after having defeated him in battle. The name is also listed in Þul Hesta 3/2 and is frequently used as a base-word in kennings for ‘ship’.
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