As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [ból], an abode, mostly in compds, á-býli, etc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.