As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a bending backwards, metaph., Fms. ix. 509.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛒᛏᚱ-ᚼᚾᛁᚴᚴᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)