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(Norse mythology) the Norse dragon that guarded a treasure and was slain by Sigurd

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Sigmund bemaak die fragmente van sy swaard aan sy seun, waarmee Sigurd later die draak, Fafnir doodmaak.
His father, King Sigmund, had a knife that was given to him by the god Odin; from its dust a magical sword is forged, with which Sigurd sets off to kill the dragon Fafnir.
It tells of a prince, Fafnir, who kills his father in order to steal his gold, after which he is transformed into a dragon before being slain by a certain Sigurd.
For example, Bell helicopter, Gorham silver, Homelite chain saws, Polaris snowmobiles, Sheaffer pens, Speidel watchbands, Talon zippers, Fafnir bearings, Bostitch staplers, E-Z-Go golf carts, just to name those that are well known.
Here the protagonist's obsession of the coin is reflected by the scene of his dream in which he was a pile of coins guarded by a Gryphon (Obras completas 1: 591), as well as by the fantastic story he writes in which the serpent Fafnir eagerly protects the treasure of the Nibelungen (Obras completas 1: 592).
The stone's inscription, incised ribbon-like around pictorial representations of significant characters, tells the story of the hero Sigurd and how he killed the dragon Fafnir and discovered the plot of Regin, his treacherous companion.
Hayes has been with Atlas-Copco, SKF, and Fafnir before moving into the bearing-grinding business.
The Super-precision Fafnir bearing range from The Torrington Company has been extended with the addition of new double row ballscrew support bearings.
To avoid such problems, Cintex turned to Fafnir, a division of the Torrington Co.
A new sensor bearing from Fafnir -- the electronic Survivor, Encoder Unit -- helps Cintex equipment do its job by providing an accurate speed-control signal for the conveyor, while providing the signal to ensure that the bad product is removed from the conveyor, regardless of variations in conveyor speed.
A casualty, I suspect, of Borges's implacable widow, Maria Kodama, who guards his literary legacy more zealously than Fafnir his hoard.
s upcoming Fafnir Survivor PT bearing units with internal electronic speed, position and direction sensors.
following the raven or hearing the howling wolf), that might influence his battle against the (supernatural) dragon Fafnir.
Similarly, a burned thumb brings knowledge to the Welsh character Taliesin, and moreover this motif is a persistent feature in the legends surrounding Sigurd, including Fafnismal -- ia which Sigurd bums his thumb on the cooked heart of the dragon Fafnir -- Volsungasaga, Snorra Edda, and Thidrekssaga.
In 1989, Carrier acquired the vacant Fafnir Bearing Co.