As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. ‘leech-hands,’ healing hands, Sdm. 4. Fms. v. 40.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚴᚾᛁᛋ-ᚼᛁᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Sigrdrífu-mál. (A. II.)
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