As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., pl. læmingjar:—a loom (bird) = lómr, Gísl. 67, cp. 155: metaph., the phrase, í læmingi, by stealth, Gísl. 155; in Vígl. 22 the new Ed. reads í fleymingi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᛘᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Víglundar Saga. (D. V.)
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