As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [A. S. bôcfell], ‘book-skin,’ parchment, vellum, Skálda 165, Vm. 12, Dipl. v. 18: an A. S. word, as writing materials were imported from abroad.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚴ-ᚠᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)