As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a hot-headed, impetuous person, Korm. 8, Þórð. 43: now used of a man that works by fits and starts, not steadily.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚼᛚᛅᚢᛒᛅ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
- Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)