As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. threats, high words, Fms. x. 199; ofboð, n., is used of panic, fear, agony, and as a prefix in compds of boðs = exceedingly. So now the modern verb ofbjóða, mostly used impers., e-m ofbýðr, to be shocked at, etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᛒᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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