As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a fool, a cat’s paw, Nj. 52; vide eggingar-fífl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚴᚴᛁᚢᚾᛅᚱ-ᚠᛁᚠᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)