As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a creek, recess, Stj. 195; metaph. a hiding-place, Þiðr. 137.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠ-ᚢᛁᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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