As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a lampooning, quizzing, satire, Nj. 50, Eg. 209, Fms. vi. 193, Sturl. ii. 57, iii. 80; vide danz.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᛁᛘᛏᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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