As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bola Old Norse word can mean:
- að, prop. to fell trees, to cut through the bole (bolr), Fas. i. 106.
- 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
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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