Bola

Old Norse Dictionary - bola

Meaning of Old Norse word "bola" in English.

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

bola Old Norse word can mean:

bola
að, prop. to fell trees, to cut through the bole (bolr), Fas. i. 106.
bola
II. [boli, a bull], to bully; b. e-n út, to push one out, as a bull with the horns: reflex, bolast, a wrestling term, of two wrestlers pushing or butting at one another with their heads.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

prop.
proper, properly.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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