As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mjöð-drykkja (mjǫð-drykkja)
- u, f. mead-drinking, Fms. viii. 17, Sturl. i. 161, Greg. 51.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mjöð-drykkja may be more accurately written as mjǫð-drykkja.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚢᚦ-ᛏᚱᚢᚴᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gregory. (F. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.