As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pestilence, Bs. i. 325, N. G. L. i. 29.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᚱ-ᛋᚢᛏᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)