Definitions for "Kenning"
Keywords:  poetic, steed, metaphor, norse, oar
The limit of vision at sea, being a distance of about twenty miles.
conventional metaphoric name for something, used especially in Old English and Old Norse poetry
a conventional metaphor that can be used in place of noun
a riddling reference to one item or concept which does not name it directly, but rather suggests it by the elliptical way in which the subject is spoken of, which causes the listener or reader to visualize the intended concept
Keywords:  sight, range
Range of sight.
a way of describing something without saying what it is
The standard use of a descriptive phrase in place of the ordinary name for something.