Dros

Old Norse Dictionary - dros

Meaning of Old Norse word "dros" in English.

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

dros
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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
Dan.
Danish.
f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.
poët.
poetically.
S.
Saga.
Swed.
Swedish.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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