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(Norse mythology) an enormous wolf that was fathered by Loki and that killed Odin

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Although Lupin owes a debt to these medieval sources, Rowling's other major werewolf, Fenrir Greyback, recalls later sources, notably Charles Perrault's "Little Red Riding Hood.
Gary Hind, now based in Prague, stunned punters when he brought the 100-1 chance Fenrir home in front in the seven-furlong juvenile maiden.
Surely Odin could have grown tired of dealing with the wolf Fenrir, the monstrous offspring of the fire god Loki, and burdened him with the eternal odor of Jormungand, the giant sea serpent.
Working with the reincarnated PanAm Airways in 1995, I designed a system of bomb-proofing aircraft cargo holds from explosive threats far in excess of the current ability to detect explosives in the terminal-based screening," said Muller, president and founder Fenrir Industries, which manufactures law enforcement and public safety equipment.
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XVII, using the Norse myth of the Fimbulwinter before Ragnorak (see King's footnote 33; he oddly does not point out Davidman's allusions to MiSgarSsormr and Fenrir in ll.
Appeared as werewolf Fenrir Greyback in "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" and both parts of "Harry Potter and the Death Hollows," the mixed martial arts fighter's body was found by hikers on Sunday and was recovered by helicopter with no signs of foul play.
The actor, who plays evil villain Scabior, a snatcher in Fenrir Greyback's gang of werewolves in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, noticed some of his scenes didn't make the final cut.
But we get to see more of malevolent, mad Bellatrix Lestrange (Helena Bonham Carter) and there are two new major characters - menacing werewolf Fenrir Greyback (Dave Legeno) and Professor Horace Slughorn (Jim Broadbent).
Many new villainous characters will also be introduced for the first time such as the werewolf Fenrir Greyback, and the zombie-like Inferi.
When Fenrir saw this new chain, which was as smooth and soft as silk, he smelled treachery and refused to let himself be tied by it unless one of the gods laid his hand between the wolf's jaws as a gesture of good faith.
TO QUOTE ONE of the characters in Fenrir, "Wolves are 'in'.
The gods confined Fenrir with a magical chain, but the Voluspa foretells Ragnarok, the "Twilight of the Gods," when the monster would break free and join the other evil creatures in the destruction of the universe; at this battle he will kill Odin, chief of the gods (53).
Norse mythology says that the god Odin will be killed by the wolf Fenrir and all of the other "creator" gods will fall.
According to legend, the god Odin will be killed by the wolf Fenrir and the others including heroic Thor and bad boy Loki will fall, before Earth is born anew for its human population.