As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. an ‘out-skerry,’ distant skerry, Grág. ii. 131, Edda (Ht.) 131, Hkr. i. 98; ú. verða af bárum þvegin, Mkv.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏ-ᛋᚴᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Hátta-tal. (C. I.)
- Málshátta-kvæði. (A. III.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.