Borr

Old Norse Dictionary - borr

Meaning of Old Norse word "borr" in English.

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

borr Old Norse word can mean:

borr
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).
borr
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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
n.
neuter.
q. v.
quod vide.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Od.
Odysseifs-kvæði, prose, 1829.
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