As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to braze (Shakesp.), to harden in the fire: cp. brösur, f. pl. in the metaph. phrase, eiga í brösum, to be always in the fire, always quarrelling.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛅᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.