As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
œsa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ta, -tr), v. to stir up, excite; ~ úfrið, to stir up war; ~ e-n fram, to egg on; impers., œsti storminn svá, at, the storm became so violent, that;
- refl., œsast, to be stirred up, swell (vötn œsast, eldr œsist).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᛅ
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