As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
skefill Old Norse word can mean:
- m. [skafa], a scratcher; eyrna-skefill, an ear-picker.
- II. = skemill, fót-skemill by changing m into f, Bs. i. 155.
- III. a pr. name, Rd. 289; of a mythol. king, Edda.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚠᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- mythology, mythologically.
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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