As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a breeches belt, to keep them up, Sks. 405. Fas. i. 47, Sturl. iii. 190.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚴᛅ-ᛒᛁᛚᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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