As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. ‘staff-less,’ without a stick; ganga staflaust, to walk without a stick, i. e. firmly, Ld. 82, Bs. i. 179, Háv. 50.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᚠ-ᛚᛅᚢᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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