As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
borr Old Norse word can mean:
- m. (com. bor-járn, n.), a borer; stórviðar-borr, skipa-borr, Od. ix. 384: metaph. the pipe of a marrow-bone, Eg. (in a verse).
- II. a less correct form of börr, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Odysseifs-kvæði, prose, 1829.
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