As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. pl. abusive words, Fs. 5, Fms. iii. 154.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏ-ᚢᚱᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)