As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a catch, Ld. 38, Hkr. ii. 246.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛁᚦᛁ-ᚠᛅᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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