As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. eager, too eager, and so losing the game; heldr v., Fms. viii. 176; hann bað menn sína vera eigi veiðibráða, ix. 491.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛁᚦᛁ-ᛒᚱᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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