As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. tooth-sore, from having one’s teeth drawn (metaph.), Lv. 95, Fms. vii. 261, viii. 415, Stj. 544.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚾᚾ-ᛋᛅᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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