As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. keen cutting: metaph., Fms. viii. 134.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛁᚦ-ᚼᚢᛅᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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