As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a gale from the north, Ísl. ii. 135.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᚢᚱᚦᛅᚾ-ᛋᛏᚱᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements