As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘rudder-steed,’ i. e. a ship, Hkv.: see stag.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾ-ᛘᛅᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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