As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. (biðstóll, Bs. i. 292 is prob. a false reading), biding a bit, Bs. i. 292, 704, Fms. viii. 151, Thom. 104.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚦ-ᛋᛏᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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