As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
dúsa Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. u, f. a sugar-teat for babies to suck.
- 2. að, prob. to doze, Og. 18; hví samir hitt at dúsa hirðmanni geðstirðum. Fms. vii. (in a verse); flestir urðu at dúsa, Skíða R. 173: so in mod. usage, láttú hann dúsa, let him alone.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Oddrúnar-grátr. (A. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.