As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and drift-hvítr, adj. white as driven snow, Karl. 546: naut., leggja til drifs, to lie adrift.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᚠ-ᚼᚢᛁᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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