As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n.(?), a doubtful word, a veil (?), cushion, pillow, or the like; svá at tár flugu tresk (tresc Ed.) í gögnum, Gkv. i. 16 (where the tresk seems to be acc., the tears flew through the t.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᛋᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
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