As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a murderer, Vsp. 45, Edda 43, N. G. L. i. 13, Grág. ii. 86; cp. brennu-vargr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚱᚦ-ᚢᛅᚱᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Völuspá. (A. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.