'bracken, fern' (Modern English bracken)
Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)
Other Scandinavian Reflexes
Dan bregne, Sw bräken
Phonological and morphological markers
MED's citations begin c. 1300 and are predominantly, but not exclusively, N and E. It has also been identified as an element in Danelaw place-names (EPNE).
Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus