As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [A. S. snegel; Engl. snail; Dan. snegl], a snail, FaS. iii. 12 (as also the verse); brekku-S., freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛁᚴᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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