As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a sort of halberd, probably synonymous to bryn-tröll, defined in Eg. 285, Fas. iii. 387.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᚾ-ᚦᚢᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)