As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a term of contempt, a woman’s tussle, as it were between two bondswomen, Sd. 162 (of wrestling).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛘᛒᛅᛏᛏᛅ-ᚠᛅᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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