As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the cheek, Eg. 386, Fms. x. 78, v. l.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚾᚾ-ᚢᛅᚾᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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