As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [perh. akin to vatn or to varri; Dan. vædske], a watery humour, of the body, freq. in mod. usage. vessa-mikill and vessa-ríkr, adj. humorous, of the body.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛋᛋᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.