As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., medic. schirrus, gristle, Fél. ix. 208: the phrase, bíta á brisinu, metaphor from a gristly piece of meat.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
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