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ÖTUFÆRR -- ÖZURR. 769

word is never used in poetical circumlocutions. II. in local names, Espi-hóll.

ötu-færr, adj. [at, n., p. 29], able to fight, of a horse, Rb. 298.

ötull, adj. brisk, energetic; see atall: cp. mod. Norse atal = saucy, peevish.

övirði, see auvirð, auvirðask, p. 36,

övisli, see auvisli.

ÖX, i.e. øx, f., gen. öxar, dat. and acc. öxi, pl. öxar, preserving the ö throughout; declined like heiðr, öx standing for öx-r; also spelt eyx and ex: in mod. usage declined like höfn, nom. öxi, gen. axar, dat. and acc. öx or öxi, pl. axir: [Goth. aqwisi; a word common to all Indo-European languages] :-- an axe. Am. 39, Nj. 19, 70, Sturl. i. 63, Eg. 180, 183, Ld. 112, K.Þ.K. 170, and passim: öxar-egg, f., -skapt, n. the edge, haft of an axe, Sturl. ii. 91, Fms. vi. 212, Fær. 111: öxar-hamarr, m. the back of an axe, Nj. 253, Grág. ii. 14, Fær. 221: öxarhamars-högg, n. a blow with the back of an axe, Fms. ix. 469, Gþl. 177, Orkn., Lv. 86: öxar-hyrna, u, f. the hooked beak of an axe, such as a bill, halberd, or Lochaber-axe, Fær, 111, Fms. ii. 82, Lv. 82: öxar-stafr, m. a nickname, Lv. 86: öxar-talga, u, f. masonry, Stj.: öxa-tré, n., Sturl. i. 158: öxar-þæri, n., Grág., see þæri. The axe, rather than the sword, was the favourite national weapon of the old Norsemen and Danes, cp. the Nj.; Hel was the axe of king Magnus, and for various names of axes, see Edda (Gl.); breið-öx, bol-öx, hand-öx, tapar-öx, skegg-öx, tálg-öx, skar-öx; the 'öx snaghyrnd' or snaga (see p. 573) is prob. the same as the Scottish Lochaber-axe, see Sir Walter Scott, Waveriey, i. ch. 17, used for climbing walls, and compare the feat related in Fær. l.c., Eb. 310. II. in local names, Öxar-á, f. the Axe water, in Icel., the origin of the name is told in Sturl. i. 202: Öxar-fjörðr, m. Axefirth, Landn.: Öxfirðingar, m. pl. the men from Axefirth, Nj. 219, 223: Öxarár-þing, n. the assembly at Öxará = alþingi, Jb.

öxa, að, to cut, carve with an axe, of wood; öxa við, Fms. ii. 233.

ÖXL, f., gen. axlar, pl. axlir; [Goth. amsa; A.S. eaxl; Engl. axle; Dan. axel; Germ. achsel; Fr. aisselle; all from Lat. axilla, Grimm's Dict. i. 163] :-- the shoulder-joint, so called from being the 'axis' on which the arm moves (the general word is herðar, q.v.): lerka at öxl, Fms. vi. 440; þeir þrifu í axlirnar ok toguðusk um, viii. 383; hendr blóðgar upp til axla, Þiðr.; féll hann ok lesti öxl sína, Þorf. Karl. 390, v.l.; dvergar á öxlum, Rm.; hann hafði öxi um öxl, across the shoulder, Ld. 276; á öxl, Gullþ. 64; engi maðr tók betr enn í öxl honum, Fms. v. 67; meðal axlar ok ölboga, Bs. i. 640; hann slær sverðinu á öxl Grimi ok klýfr hann í herðar niðr, Finnb. 288; sat Þorkell upp við öxl, Tb. sat half up leaning on his -arm, Vápn. 29; at þú of öxl skjótir því er per atalt þykkir, cp. to turn the cold shoulder to, Gg.; lita, sja um oxl, to look over one's shoulder at, look askance at, Orkn. (in a verse), Fbr. 38, 82 new Ed. 2. metaph. the shoulder of a mountain; en er þeir kómu inn fyrir öxlina ... undir öxlinni suðr frá Knerri, Eb. 76, 77 new Ed.; fjalls-öxl, Fas. i, 53. 3. as a local name, Öxl, Landn.: Skegg-öxl, a mountain in western Iceland. 4. the 'shoulder' of a knife, where blade and haft meet; var holdit hlaupit upp yfir knífs-axlirnar, Bs. i. 385. 5. öxull; hvel þat er veltr um úróar axlir, Sks. 76 new Ed. COMPDS: axlar-bein, n. the humerus or the scapula, Nj. 27, Korm. 220. axlar-byrðr, f. = axlbyrðr, Grett. axlar-liðr, m. the shoulder-joint, Þorf. Karl. 390. axla-bönd, n. pl. 'shoulder-straps,' braces (mod.): they were unknown to the ancients, who kept up their nether-garments by a rope or belt round the waist (brók-lindi, bróka-belti).

öxn, i.e. øxn, pl. oxen; see uxi.

öxull, m. an axle, Lat. axis; veltask sem hvel um öxul, Pr. 476; en öxull skal millim vera, Sks. 89 new Ed. öxul-tré, n. an axle-tree, Sks. 423.

Özurr, m., early Dan. Atzerus, a pr. name, Landn., Dropl.; thus Özur was the name of the first Danish archbishop of Lund (Özurr erki-biskup, Bs. i).