As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. begging. sníkju-gestr, m. a parasite, = Dan. snylte-gjæst.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛁᚴᛁᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements