As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a place of heathen sacrifice, Hom. 175, Hkr. i. 6, Fms. xi. 40, Fagrsk. 29.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᛏ-ᛋᛏᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fagrskinna. (K. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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