Runic staff
Runic Ru"nic, a. Of or pertaining to a rune, to runes, or to the Norsemen; as, runic verses; runic letters; runic names; runic rhyme. [1913 Webster]

{Runic staff}. See {Clog almanac}, under {Clog}.

{Runic wand}, a willow wand bearing runes, formerly thought to have been used by the heathen tribes of Northern Europe in magical ceremonies. [1913 Webster]


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  • Runic staff — Clog Clog (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • runic staff — noun : clog almanac …   Useful english dictionary

  • Runic — Ru nic, a. Of or pertaining to a rune, to runes, or to the Norsemen; as, runic verses; runic letters; runic names; runic rhyme. [1913 Webster] {Runic staff}. See {Clog almanac}, under {Clog}. {Runic wand}, a willow wand bearing runes, formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Runic wand — Runic Ru nic, a. Of or pertaining to a rune, to runes, or to the Norsemen; as, runic verses; runic letters; runic names; runic rhyme. [1913 Webster] {Runic staff}. See {Clog almanac}, under {Clog}. {Runic wand}, a willow wand bearing runes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Runic script — Rune redirects here. For other uses, see Rune (disambiguation). Runic Type Alphabet Languages Germanic languages Time period …   Wikipedia

  • Runic calendar — Rune staffs at the Museum of History in Lund, Sweden. A Runic calendar (also Rune staff or Runic Almanac) is a perpetual calendar based on the 19 year long Metonic cycle of the Moon. Runic calendars were written on parchment or carved onto …   Wikipedia

  • Runic inscriptions — A runic inscription is an inscription made in one of the various runic alphabets. The body of runic inscriptions falls into the three categories of Elder Futhark (some 350 items, dating to between the 2nd and 8th centuries AD), Anglo Frisian… …   Wikipedia

  • Clog — (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or impediment, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clog almanac — Clog Clog (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clog dance — Clog Clog (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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