As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [afl, m.], hole below the forge, cinder-pit, or a water-pit wherein to cool the iron (?); cp. Vkv. 22, Þiðr. 72.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚠᛚ-ᚴᚱᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Völundar-kviða. (A. II.)
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)