As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘man-dog,’ scoundrel, Fb. i. 354, Gísl. 50, Fs. 38, Stj. 624, Karl. 502.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᚼᚢᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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