As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
drif Old Norse word can mean:
- n. [drífa], driven snow; hvítt sem d., Fms. iv. 372, v. 1.: the foaming sea, sjór var hvítr fyrir drifi, Bs. ii. 116.
- COMPDS: drifastormr, drifaveðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)