As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a ‘man-eater,’ cannibal; tröll ok m., Bret. 12, Fb. i. 526, N. G. L. i. 434, ii. 495; blóðdrekkr eða m., Fas. iii. 573.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᛅᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.