As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Engl. armbrust; old Dan. arburst], a cross bow, Fas. i. 503 (for. word).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᛘ-ᛒᚱᚢᛋᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)