As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a ‘fly-ship,’ Fb. i. 528 (in a verse), n. G. L. iii. 112, where it is opp. to langskip: cp. fley.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᛁᚢ-ᛋᚴᛁᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)