As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
fletta Old Norse word can mean:
- tt, to strip; fletta klæðum, Nj. 209, Fms. viii. 77, 264; fletta e-n af brynju, vii. 227, viii. 121; fletta e-u af e-m, to strip (the clothes) off, iii. 125, Al. 89: metaph., Th. 24.
- β. to strip, plunder, Sturl. ii. 208, Fms. ix. 383, Stj. 282; cp. fé-fletta.
- 2. the phrase, fletta bók (dat.), to turn the leaves of a book, (mod.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᛁᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Theophilus. (F. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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