As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. presence of mind, a dashing-, smart feat. Fms. viii. 392; þetta verk þótti it mesta s., Lv. 110; Gísl (acc.) rak þat til þessa snarræðis, this rash deed, Bs. i. 156.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛅᚱ-ᚱᛅᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.