As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a master-craftsman, great artist; Þórðr var umsýslumaðr mikill ok inn mesti þ., of a shipwright, Þórð. 10 new Ed.; hann var hinn mesti þ., Fb. ii. 73, and in mod. usage; cp. þjóðhagr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚢᚦ-ᛋᛘᛁᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.