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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages.

Usage examples (39)
  • Each rune had its own magical significance
  • 'Now I must recall the rune which came so easily, unsummoned, to my brain not many months since.'
  • The 'rune' is the Impermanence of everything.
  • The word "rune" comes from a Gothic word meaning a secret thing, a mystery. for more
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