As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a war-glove, gauntlet, N. G. l. i. 247, El., Karl., etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚾ-ᚴᛚᚢᚠᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
Works & Authors cited:
- Elis Saga. (G. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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