As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a black or dark blow, a law term, of a blow which draws no blood, and to which there are no witnesses, n. G. L. i. 73; s. hit hvíta, 357.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛅᚱᛏᛅ-ᛋᛚᛅᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)