As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. an ascetic, Bs. ii. 146; mod. a teetotaler.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚾᛏᛅᚾᛏᛁᛋ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)