As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. too great severity in punishing, Fb. ii. 316.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠ-ᚱᛁᚠᛋᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
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