As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. droppings, rubbish, leaves and twigs from a tree picked up and used for fuel; en er Páll samnaði trosum til elds, 656 C. 22; mik grunar at tros nokkor af kvistunum félli í höfuð mér, Edda 30; cp. ó-tros. rubbish; ótrosa-lýðr, ragamuffins.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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