GlappOld Norse Dictionary - glapp
Meaning of Old Norse word "glapp" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., pl. glöpp, only in the phrase, höppum og glöppum, by ‘haps and gaps,’ by haphazard; and in compds, glappa-skot, n. as a law term, a chance shot, a mishap (shooting one inadvertently), n. G. l. i. 157, cp. § 27:—in mod. usage, a blunder, slip: glappa-verk, n. accidental mischief done, Fs. 160.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᛅᛒᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)