As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- thus, not tiggi, as seen from rhymes, tyggi, glygg, hnyggr tyggi, hygg tyggja, Geisli 9, Lex. Poët.; [the word is therefore derived from tjúga (q. v.), toginn, (cp. Germ. ziehen, ge-zogen), and is akin to Germ. -zog, in her-zog, Lat. duc-s]:—a leader, chief, but only in poetry, Lex. Poët., freq. in old and mod. ballads.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.