As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Swed. lik; Engl. leeches; Dan. lig]:—a naut. term, the leeches, leech-line, the borders of a sail, Edda (gl.); skautin ok líkin, Hem. (Gr. H.m. ii. 662).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Hemings-þáttr. (C. H.)
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