As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. brindled-brown with a white cross on the forebead (of an ox), Brand. 59; cp. bröndóttr, a brindled ox.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛅᚾᛏ-ᚴᚱᚢᛋᛋᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements