Bólstr

Old Norse Dictionary - bólstr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bólstr" in English.

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

bólstr
rs, [A. S. bolster; Germ. polster], a bolster, N. G. l. i. 351, 362, Am. 6, Gkv. 1. 15: rare and poët., metaph. in pl. piles of clouds, Bjarni 59; also ský-bólstrar.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Germ.
German.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
pl.
plural.
poët.
poetically.
S.
Saga.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Am.
Atla-mál. (A. II.)
Bjarni
Bjarni Thorarinson.
Gkv.
Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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