Dramb

Old Norse Dictionary - dramb

Meaning of Old Norse word "dramb" in English.

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

dramb Old Norse word can mean:

dramb
n.
dramb
I. prop. a roll of fat on the neck of fat men or beasts, hnakka-dramb, hnakka-drembi, cp. drambr, m. a knot in charcoal or logwood; hence
dramb
II. metaph. arrogance, Nj. 47; ofbeldi ok dramb, Fms. vii. 20.
dramb
β. pomp, Fms. x. 232: drambs-fullr, adj. arrogant, Hom. 151, Fms. x. 222: drambs-maðr, m. a haughty, pompous person, Fms. x. 254, Hkr. ii.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
cp.
compare.
m.
masculine.
prop.
proper, properly.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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