As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. ‘meat-mother,’ used of a mistress with respect to her servants and household, cp. Engl. bread-giver.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛏ-ᛘᚢᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements