As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [mid. Lat. bucula], the boss of a shield, Al. 40, (a for. word.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚴᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- mid. Lat.
- middle Latin.
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
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