As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the barb of a hook for keeping on the agn; skal a. vera á hverjum þorni, Sks. 419 (B. reads agnör).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚴᚾ-ᚢᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)