As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a ‘blood-rush,’ hemorrhagia, Ld. 140, Fms. x. 395, Pr. 473: mod. also circulation of blood.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᚦ-ᚱᛅᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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