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blain

(blān)
n.
A skin swelling or sore; a blister; a blotch.
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Attwater said: "It's 26th time lucky for Ymir! He is a lovely big horse and has always been a good workhorse, so much so you'd think he was rated 25lb higher.
'Kami (Paper) copi' scrapbook software offered by YMIR, which allows users to bookmark and edit selected website content onto their PC, will offer an upload link to 'CoRich newsclip!', an on-line news site established by Knowledge.
Puff the Magic LEGO Dragon (Bryson and Thorisson 2000) and the Ymir architecture before it (Thorisson 1996, 1999) are both examples of hybrid systems that use blackboards for modularizing information flow between processes based on type and scales of time.
Sanskrit vala-) said to have been created by the Avestan hero Yima (a character found in many Indo-European mythologies, for example as Vedic Yama, later Indian Rama, Norse Ymir, Roman Remus): an underground chamber in which other creatures and he supposedly survived an extended period of cold, snow, and ice--during which time the Mazdean faith is believed to have been introduced into that isolated, pure space and preached to the creatures there.
In the myths, the deaths or "Big Bangs" of anthropos figures (Pan Ku, Taimatsis, Purusha, Ymir) gave birth to the world of diversity including separate but entangled people.
The Vikings thought that Odin and his brothers had built Middle Earth from the body of the giant Ymir. Ymir's flesh became the land, his blood the oceans and rivers, his bones the mountains, and his teeth the cliffs.
In the melting snow--shaped by the cold but brought to life by the heat--the first creature came into being, a giant named Ymir. As the ice melted further, another creature was formed, an enormous cow, Audumla.
Aurgelmir or Augelmir also called Ymir In Norse mythology, the first being, a giant who was created from the drops of water that formed when the ice of Niflheim met the heat of Muspelheim.
Such locutions as, say, Ymir's skull, flesh, and blood for the sky, the earth, and the sea, respectively, illustrate how the world of experience can be mapped onto the godly body.(42) By contrast, for example, calling the mouth "land or house of tongue or teeth," or calling the "upper limb" "the ground of weapons or shields, tree of shoulder and sleeve," or the "bow-forcer," present each individual human's body as itself both a cosmos and a lexicon of the imagination.(43) Each body contains all the parts that may describe the world; in turn, the things of the world may describe in full all of the body.
Ymir was nourished by the four milky streams which flowed from the cow Audhumla.
After a three-year hiatus during moving to Ymir and building a new home, long-time Belly Dance instructor and performer, Kesavah, will be holding a free interactive demo on Wednesday, January 22nd from 7:15pm to 8:15pm at the Salmo Recreation Centre in Salmo, BC.