As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and ballrast, að, dep. [cp. Germ. poltern; Ivar Aasen baldra, Ihre ballra = strepere], to make a clatter; þeir sneru hestunum ok böldruðust sem þeir væri úráðnir hvárt þeir skyldi ríða, Sturl. iii. 279: adding saman, þeir böllruðust saman, Ingv. 34.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛚᛏᚱᛅᛋᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- Ingvars Saga. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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