As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. pl. fiendish howlings, as of one possessed by the evil trolls, Eb. 318.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᛚᛚᛋ-ᛚᛅᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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