As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a childish play, FaS. i. 88 paper MS.; spil is a Germ. for. word.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱᚾᛅ-ᛋᛒᛁᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)