As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- flösur (flǫsur)
- f. pl. flaws in iron, Eg. 184 (in a verse).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, flösur may be more accurately written as flǫsur.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᚢᛋᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)