As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a brad-awl, used in Icel. for producing fire, bragðals-eldr, m. fire produced by a b., Bs. i. 616; hann tók b. millum tveggja trjó, ii. 176.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛅᚴᚦ-ᛅᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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