As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
dugga Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. a ‘dogger,’ small (Dutch or Engl.) fishing vessel, Ann. 1413, where it is reported that thirty English ‘fiski-duggur’ came fishing about Icel. that summer; (hence the Engl. Dogger-bank):—duggari, a, m. the crew of a dugga, D. n. ii. 651.
- 2. a lazy dogged fellow, Edda (GL), Trist. (Fr.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- French in etymologies.
Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.