As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the wall-plate, i. e. the beam (áss) along the edge (brún) of the walls on which the cross-beams rest, Nj. 114, 202, Bs. i. 804.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚾ-ᛅᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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