As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
brydda Old Norse word can mean:
- dd, [broddr], to prick, point:
- α. to sharp or rough a horse, in shoeing him, Hm. 89: to spit, pin, Sturl. iii. 85 C.
- β. to shew the point; svá langt sem bænar-krossinn á Sævarlandi bryddir undan Melshorni, of a view, just shewing the point, Dipl. iii. 11: metaph. to prick, torment, Str. 25; b. á illu, ójafnaði, to shew, utter, evil, injustice.
- II. to line a garment, (akin to borð, borði.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Hává-mál. (A. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
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