As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Swed. böste], a ham, gammon of bacon, Þiðr. 222.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚢᛋᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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