As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. (mod. æxli), an excrescence, medic.; hón hafði œxl mikit … var hönd hans heil, en horfit æxlit, 655 xxii. B. 1; freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- medicine, medically.
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