As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a brush, Dipl. v. 18:—from bursta, að, to brush.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᛋᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)