As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. pl. rods causing sleep, in the phrase, bregða blund-stöfum, to awake, Sdm. 3; cp. stinga svefnþorn, Ísl. Þjóðs.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᚾᛏ-ᛋᛏᛅᚠᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.
- Sigrdrífu-mál. (A. II.)