As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (skessa), u, f. [skars], a giantess, Fb. i. 258: freq. in mod. usage of an unlady-like woman.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚱᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)