As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a thrashing, flogging, = barsmíð, Sturl. iii. 237.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᛒᛅᚱᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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