As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [sníða; A. S. snæð], a slice, Nj. 76; brauð-sneið, ost-S., fleski-S., q. v.: metaph. a taunt, hverr á þessa sneið, who owns to this cut? who is meant by this slight? Ó. H. 87; stinga. e-m sneið, to cut with sarcasm, Eb. 56, Grett. 102 A, FmS. iv. 311.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛁᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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