Dauss

Old Norse Dictionary - dauss

Meaning of Old Norse word "dauss" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

dauss Old Norse word can mean:

dauss
m. [mid. H. G. tûs; Fr. deux], the dice; kasta daus, to cast a die, Sturl. ii. 95.
dauss
II. the rump, of cattle, Fas. ii. 510, cp. dof.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚢᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

Fr.
French in etymologies.
id.
idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mid. H. G.
middle High German.
cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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