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Boðn (Old Norse = 'vessel') is the name of a vessel.

The dwarfs Fjalarr and Galarr catch the blood flowing from the giant Kvasir and kept it safe in the vessels Boðn and Són and in the cauldron Óðrœrir. The blood is skaldic mead, which pass into the possession of the giant Suttungr. Finally, Óðinn steals the mead from him.



  1. Rudolf Simek: Dictionary of Northern Mythology (1993)