As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (bilsbugr, Fas. iii. 150), m. failing of heart; in the phrase, láta engan bilbug á sér sjá (finna), to stand firm, shew no sign of fear, Fms. viii. 412, Grett. 124, Fas. iii. 150, Karl. 233; fá b. á e-m, to throw one back, Karl. 80.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛚ-ᛒᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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