As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- n. ‘non-expectation’; vissi engi hans náttstað, ok engi hans ~, nobody knew when he might not be expected, no one fell safe from him.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱᚢᛅᚾᛁ
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