As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to leak much; þá hripar allt, or það hrip-lekr, it leaks fast: metaph. to write hurriedly, h. bréf; það er hripað í mesta flýtri.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᛁᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.