As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [a French word], the ace at dice, in the game kvátra, q. v., Sturl. ii. 95, Orkn. 200: mod. also the ace in cards.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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