As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a bolt; metaph. a loiterer, Finnb. 300.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛅᚴ-ᛚᚢᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
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