As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. getting children, Stj. 196: metaph. children, furðu illa b. gat Loki, Edda 20; vera or b., to be past childbearing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᚾ-ᛁᛁᚴᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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