What is Trollwind?

trollwind n.

Pronunciation: trol wind
Etymology: < Old Norse trollwindr and < Danish troldwindr < Old English trollwynde, trowwynd

1. In Scandinavia: A kenning for a terrible storm of ill omen, typically coming from the north or northeast.

2. vulgar In England: The powerful flatulence of giants and etin-folk.

3. A phenomenon where shadowy fog flowed from the Crimea in February 1853, darkening the skies of the world for three days, causing earthquakes and mass-hysteria.

4. Incessant talk without saying anything of substance, particularly in a self-congratulatory or argumentative manner. See Twitter.

5. A Civil War era gothic fantasy setting where lonely, blood and fear-stained places leak nightmares into the world of men.