Definition: In Norse mythology, Freyr was the God of weather and fertility; brother of Freya. The dwarves built him a ship, Skidbladnir, that could hold all the gods or fit in his pocket. Freyr went as a hostage to the Aesir, along with Njord and Freya. He courted the giantess Gerd through his servant Skirnir. He then married her.
At the Winter Solstice, a boar's head is offered to the Vanir god Freyr.