Vað-hornOld Norse Dictionary - vað-horn
Meaning of Old Norse word "vað-horn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [vaðr], the horn on a fishing-line; in the phrase, hann þykkisk nú vel hafa til stillt ok komið upp í vaðhorni við Sigurð, he thought that S. bad been made to gulp the hook up to the horn, metaph. from a fish gulping the hook, Fb. i. 182 (FmS. xi. 113).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚦ-ᚼᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)