As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [perh. akin to A. S. cræd, Engl. crowd], a crowd, swarm, (conversational.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛅᚦᛅᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.