As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, and damla, with dat. to dabble with the oar, up and down, metaph. from churning, Krók. 59 C. damla, u, f., is used of a small roll of butter just taken from the churn, það er ekki fyrsta damlan sem þú færð, Brúnn, Ísl. Þjóðs. ii. 124.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚠᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.
- Króka Refs Saga. (D. V.)
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