Old Norse Dictionary - skeif-höggr

Meaning of Old Norse word "skeif-höggr" (or skeif-hǫggr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

skeif-höggr (skeif-hǫggr)
adj. cutting askew, using a hammer or axe awkwardly.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skeif-höggr may be more accurately written as skeif-hǫggr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛁᚠ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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