Blóð-refill

Old Norse Dictionary - blóð-refill

Meaning of Old Norse word "blóð-refill" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

blóð-refill
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

Abbreviations used:

ch.
chapter.
cp.
compare.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Korm.
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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