As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. boasting, Grett. 131; karla raup, an old man’s boasting (‘when I was young’); whence the phrase, vera kominn á raups-aldrinn, to have reached the boasting time of old age.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚢᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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