As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. pl. pettifoggery, sophistry, Barl. 143, Clem. 59, Mar. 1028, Clar.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛚ-ᚴᚱᚢᚴᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Clarus Saga. (G. II.)
- Clements Saga. (F. III.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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