Old Norse Dictionary - egg-völr

Meaning of Old Norse word "egg-völr" (or egg-vǫlr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

egg-völr (egg-vǫlr)
m. the slope on the edge (as of scissors), Fbr. 142, Bs. ii. 94.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, egg-völr may be more accurately written as egg-vǫlr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚴᚴ-ᚢᚢᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
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