Old Swedish Dictionary - sax

Meaning of Old Swedish word "sax" in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

sax Old Swedish word can mean:

1) sax. GPM 2: 215 (1506). haffwas och saxer til ath klypa glasen PMskr 566.
2) ett slags stridsorning. wm swa händher fiendana göra wiggia. tha göre han ena sax til ath mötha them wiggianom PMSkr 154. ib 155. Jfr ulsax.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • sax(s)er ),
  • *saxa slipare
  • saxeslipere )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᛆᛋ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

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Works and authors cited:

Peder Månssons Stridskonst och Stridslag. Utg. af G. O. Hyltén-Cavallius. 1845.
Gamla papper angående Mora socken. II. Arvid Siggessons brevväxling. Utg. av L. Sjödin och A. Pers. 1932.
Peder Månssons Skrifter på svenska. Utg. af R. Geete. 1913--15. SFSS.
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