As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (mod. flumósa), adj. rushing heedlessly on, metaph. from the sudden swelling of a torrent, Gísl. 30, Fs. 30.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᛅᚢᛘ-ᚢᛋᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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