Skidbladnir in Scandinavian mythology, the magic ship made by the dwarfs for Frey; it was large enough to carry all the Aesir, but when not at sea it could be taken to pieces and folded up like a cloth to be put into one's pocket.
More From encyclopedia.com
FLOTSAM , flotsam •hansom, ransom, Ransome, transom •Wrexham • sensum • Epsom • jetsam •lissom • winsome • gypsum • alyssum •blossom, opossum, possum •flotsam… lightship , light·ship / ˈlītˌship/ • n. a moored or anchored vessel with a beacon light to warn or guide ships at sea. Clipper Ships , To accommodate increasing overseas trade, North American shipbuilders developed fast sailing vessels called clipper ships in the mid-1800s. With thei… Ship , ship, large craft in which persons and goods may be conveyed on water. In the U.S. Navy the term boat refers to any vessel that is small enough to be… Bark Cloth , The term "bark cloth" has been known by various names in the Pacific Islands, including: tapa or kapa (Hawaii), ngatu (Tonga), ahu or ka'u (Tahiti),… Shipwreck , ship·wreck / ˈshipˌrek/ • n. the destruction of a ship at sea by sinking or breaking up, e.g., in a storm or after running aground. ∎ a ship so destr…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like