Old Norse Dictionary - brodd-stöng

Meaning of Old Norse word "brodd-stöng" (or brodd-stǫng) in English.

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

brodd-stöng (brodd-stǫng)
f. a (mountaineer’s) pole with an iron spike, Valla L. 212.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, brodd-stöng may be more accurately written as brodd-stǫng.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Valla L.
Valla Ljóts Saga. (D. II.)
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