As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Germ. wechsel-balg], a changeling, = skiptingr, q. v.; þú víxlingr (as abuse), Flóv. 37, Þiðr. 127.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛋᛚᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Flóvents Saga. (G. II.)
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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