As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [Lat. pyxis], a box, Vm. 117, D. N.: mod. a gun (Germ. büchse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛋᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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