Old Norse Dictionary - höggorma-bit

Meaning of Old Norse word "höggorma-bit" (or hǫggorma-bit) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

höggorma-bit (hǫggorma-bit)
n. a viper’s bite.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höggorma-bit may be more accurately written as hǫggorma-bit.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚴᚴᚢᚱᛘᛅ-ᛒᛁᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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