As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. ‘night-rider’, hag, witch (cf. kveldriða).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚱᚴᚱᛁᚦᛅ
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