As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. (cp. vit-stola), a ‘dream-stolen’ man, i. e. one who never dreams,——the ancients thought this a disease; þat er ekki manns eðli at hann dreymi aldri, Fms. vi. 199, cp. also Hkr. i. 71.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛅᚢᛘ-ᛋᛏᚢᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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