As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
skekill Old Norse word can mean:
- (better skekkill with kk), m. dimin., [skiki: akin to Engl. shank]:—the shanks or legs of an animal’s skin when stretched out, hence út-skekill, an outskirt, of a land or field, tún-skekill, land-skekill, q. v.
- II. as a nickname, Sturl.: the mythol. name of a sea-king, Edda.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚴᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
- mythology, mythologically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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