As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
flosna Old Norse word can mean:
- að, to hang loose, prop. of threads: to wither, þar flosna aldregi blómar, Hb. 6.
- β. metaph., flosna upp, to break up one’s household, be bankrupt.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᚢᛋᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Hauks-bók. (H. IV.)
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