As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., poët. the wide sea, the main, Lex. poët.; freq. also in mod. ballads, cp. Úlf. 2. 29.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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