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Note to stanza
 brúsi (m.) ‘rusher’: This heiti for ‘goat’ is either connected with ModSwed. brusa ‘rush’ (AEW: brúsi) or with New Norw. bruse ‘lock of hair on the forehead of animals’, hence possibly ‘tufted one’ (so SnE 1998, II, 252). Cf. Hym 26/5 (NK 93) flotbrúsa ‘float-goat [SHIP]’ and the name of the giant Brúsi in Orms þáttr Stórólfssonar (Faulkes 2011b, 57-78). The connection between brúsi and the next heiti, bokkr ‘buck’ still survives in the Norwegian fairytale De tre bukkene bruse ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’.
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