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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

aftr·skvetta sb. f. [-u]

forsmædelig skakmat (ringere end hróksmát sb. n. og peðmát sb. n., cf. Mág² 23²,⁶; mul. ved dronningebonde, cf. Ólafur Davíðsson 1888-1892, 291) ‖ ignominious checkmate (worse than hróksmát sb. n. and peðmát sb. n., cf. Mág² 23²,⁶; poss. effected by queen’s pawn)

cf. simplex -skvetta (0)

Forms: aptur skvettu (1);

Literature: Ólafur Davíðsson 1888-1892 291

Genre. (expected): romances: 1 (0);