As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- böl-bæn (bǫl-bæn)
- f. imprecation, Sks. 435, Anecd. 10.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, böl-bæn may be more accurately written as bǫl-bæn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛚ-ᛒᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Anecdoton. (H. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)