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From Icelandic þorri.

Proper nounEdit


  1. The fourth winter month in the Icelandic calendar, running from mid-January to mid-February.
    • 1961, Magnus Magnusson, translating Halldór Laxness, The Atom Station, Vintage 2014, p. 113:
      By the month of Þorri, a month which does not in fact exist in towns, I had become quite convinced – and indeed much earlier than that.
    • 1998, Terry G. Lacy, Ring of Seasons, University of Michigan Press 2000, p. 59:
      The month of Thorri was followed by Góa, when the farmer often left to go fishing and his wife had to see to managing the household.