As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. boldness, often with the notion of impudence, arrogance, Eg. 47, Glúm. 309, Fms. iv. 161, xi. 54, Post. 645. 71; of-dirfð, impudence.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚱᚠᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.