ettin

ettin an old word for "a giant," extinct since 16c., from O.E. eoten "giant, monster," from P.Gmc. *itunoz "giant" (Cf. O.N. iotunn, Dan. jætte).

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  • Ettin — may refer to:*Ettin (Dungeons Dragons), a two headed giant * The Red Ettin , a fairy tale collected by Joseph Jacobs *Ettin, the twisted, mindless remains of the fighters of the Legion in the computer game Hexen *Ettins, a species in the game… …   Wikipedia

  • Ettin — Et tin, n. [SA. eten, eoten, orig., gluttonous, fr. etan to eat.] A giant. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ettin — var. form of eten, Obs., giant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ettin — Dans le jeu de rôle Donjons et dragons, un ettin est un géant à deux têtes, chaque tête pensant indépendamment de l autre et commandant un bras. Description du personnage L allure de l ettin l apparence à celle d un orc géant, haut de prêt de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ettin — Ein Ettin (von altenglisch eoten ‚Riese‘) ist ein Fabelwesen mit mehreren Köpfen, das Ähnlichkeit mit einem Riesen, Oger oder Troll besitzt. Der Ettin entstammt englischen Volksmärchen: In The Red Ettin, das Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts von dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ettin — noun /ˈɛtən/lang=ang giant …   Wiktionary

  • Ettin (Dungeons & Dragons) — Infobox D D creature name=Ettin alignment=Chaotic evil type=Giant subtype= source= first= mythical= based= wizards image URL=http://www.wizards.com/dnd/images/MM35 gallery/MM35 PG107.jpg OGL stats URL=http://www.systemreferencedocuments.org/35/sov… …   Wikipedia

  • The Red Ettin — or The Red Etin is a fairy tale collected by Joseph Jacobs. It was included by Andrew Lang in The Blue Fairy Book .ynopsisTwo widows lived in a hut, and one had two sons and the other had one or a single widow had two sons. One day the oldest son …   Wikipedia

  • Creatures 3 — Developer(s) Creature Labs Publisher(s) Mindscape, Linux Game Publishing (Linux version) Platform(s) Linux, Windows …   Wikipedia

  • Anexo:Lugares y monumentos de Las crónicas de Narnia — Contenido 1 Anvard 2 Archenland 3 Bajotierra 4 Beruna 5 …   Wikipedia Español

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