KrefðaOld Norse Dictionary - krefða
Meaning of Old Norse word "krefða" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f., medic. crusta lactea, an infant’s disease, Ann. 1428, Fél. x. 8, passim in mod. usage, krefðu-sótt, f. = krefða, Ann. 1389.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᚠᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)