As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, qs. vreista, [Engl. wrest; Dan. vriste], to wrest, wring, bend; var skipit svá reist ok hrist, at í sundr brotnuðu brandarnir, Fms. viii. 247; lagðisk litt sverðit, en síðan reisti hann þat í glugg einum, i. e. the sword was soft and he bent it straight in a window, Fas. ii. 465.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᛁᛋᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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