As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. one that breaks, a destroyer, mostly in compds or poët., Hým. 17, Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᚢᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Hýmis-kviða. (A. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.