As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the point of a sword, Nj. 246, Eg. 216, 306, Hkr. i. 70; a curious word; does refill here mean a snake? cp. refil-stígar, semita serpentis; cp. also Korm. ch. 9.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᚦ-ᚱᛁᚠᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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