As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a rope for contracting the nets during fishing, Ivar Aasen barma, Gþl. 427.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᛘ-ᛏᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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