As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a severe punisher, Fms. vii. 102, viii. 299, Ó. H. 190, Stj. 552.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚠᛋᛁᚾᚴᛅ-ᛋᛅᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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