As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the main body of a host put to flight or flying, Sturl. ii. 223, Hkr. ii. 371, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᚾ-ᚠᛚᚢᛏᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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