Blóð-kýll

Old Norse Dictionary - blóð-kýll

Meaning of Old Norse word "blóð-kýll" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

blóð-kýll
m. a blood-bag; metaph. a blood-sucker, a leech, Fms. ii. 317.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᚦ-ᚴᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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