As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a shooting of fire, of Greek fire, Fms. vii. 97, Fb. ii. 299, Þiðr. 179, Fas. iii. 90: mod. bombardment.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᛏ-ᛁᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.