As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [A. S. dreâs; Ulf. drus = πτωσις; Swed. drosse = a heap of corn; cp. also the Dan. drysse], dross, poët., in the compd álm-dros, the dross of the bow, the arrows, Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.