As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. sailing close to the wind (leggja í nauðbeitu).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚢᚦᛒᛁᛁᛏᛅ
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