As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [Goth. braidei], breadth, Alg. 372, Grág. i. 498, Symb. 22, Fms. x. 272: metaph., Skálda 175.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᛁᛏᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Algorismus. (H. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
- Symbolae. (H. IV.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.