As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a deer-hound, esp. a fox-hound, Eb. 216.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱ-ᚼᚢᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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