As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to tack out, as a naut. term: hence metaph., útása sig, to make one’s preparations.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏ-ᛅᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.