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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

agn·sax sb. n. [·sax]

stor kniv til at skære madding med ‖ large knife used to cut bait
(ClV “Nj. 19” & Fr “Nj. 11 (19²)” => agnsax Ólafur Olavius 1772 19¹¹; ed. emend. af árnsáx, cf. var. Njála 48⁸ & var. NjR 35⁶)

cf. simplex sax (58)

Forms: agn⸢saxinv (2); agn saxít (1);

Gloss.: ClV; ClVSuppl; Fr; AJ; NO; Bl

Literature: Falk 1914 12

Genre. (expected): learned works: 2 (0); legendary sagas: 1 (0);