As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (dos, Björn), n. [Norse duus], a lull, dead calm, in the proverb, opt kömr æðiregn ór dúsi, a lull is often followed by a heavy shower, Eb. (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biörn Halldórsson.
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)