As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a game, two boxers tied together with one girdle, also in use in Sweden: hence a close struggle, Fms. viii. 181.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛚᛏᛅ-ᛏᚱᛅᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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