As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- brjóst-björg (brjóst-bjǫrg)
- f. a breast-plate, Sks. 406.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, brjóst-björg may be more accurately written as brjóst-bjǫrg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᚢᛋᛏ-ᛒᛁᚢᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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