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Anon Sól 64VII/4 — brjóst ‘the breasts’

Menn sá ek þá,        er margan höfðu
        fé ok fjörvi rænt;
brjóst í gegnum        rendu brögnum þeim
        öflgir eitrdrekar.

Ek sá menn þá, er höfðu rænt margan fé ok fjörvi; öflgir eitrdrekar rendu í gegnum brjóst þeim brögnum.

I saw men then who had robbed many a one of property and life; mighty poisonous dragons ran through the breasts of those men.


[4] brjóst: brjósti 167b 6ˣ, bifrost 214ˣ



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