As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the ‘hall-gowk,’ a cock, gallus, Gs. 7.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᛚ-ᚴᛅᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grótta-söngr. (A. II.)
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