As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (dordingull), m. a small spider; araneus tolas ater splendens, filo demissorio, Eggert Itin. 609; also called fiski-karl, fisher-carle; the word is no doubt to be spelt dorg-dígull, i. e. angling spider; for popular lore as to the dordígull vide Ísl. Þjóðs. ii. 547, 548: the small spider’s web is called hégómi, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱ-ᛏᛁᚴᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Itinerarium or Travels of Eggert Ólafsson, 1772.
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.