As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
brók Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ar, pl. brœkr), f.
- 1) one leg of a pair of breeches (ok lét hann leika laust knéit í brókinni);
- 2) breeches (but the pl. ‘brœkr’ is more common); vera í brókum, to wear breeches; gyrðr í brœkr, with breeches girt over one’s underclothing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚴ
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