As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. onslaught, assault, Fms. viii. 35, Bjarn. 37; í einu a., in one rush in a battle, Ld. 64; veita manni a. eðr sár, violence or wound, K. Á. 48; tókst nú þegar a., a hand to hand fight, Gullþ. 12.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᚼᛚᛅᚢᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gull-Þóris Saga. (D. II.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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