As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. slackening:—metaph. dissuasion, Sturl. ii. 106.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᛏᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)