As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., medic. ‘bone-jack,’ an abnormal growth, by which the under part of the thorax (the lower ribs) is attached to the spine; as a cognom., Fas. iii. 326; cp. Bjorn s. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛁᚾ-ᛋᛁᚱᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
- s. v.
- sub voce.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)