Old Norse Dictionary - þrösk

Meaning of Old Norse word "þrösk" (or þrǫsk) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

þrösk (þrǫsk)
n. [þreskja], a noise, beating, as if from threshing, Fas. i. 66.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þrösk may be more accurately written as þrǫsk.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᚢᛋᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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