As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a putting one to death during the night, which was regarded as murder, see the remarks s. v. morð, Eg. 416, Fas. ii. 400.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᛏᛏ-ᚢᛁᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)