As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- eptir-köst (eptir-kǫst)
- n. pl. after-whims.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, eptir-köst may be more accurately written as eptir-kǫst.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛒᛏᛁᚱ-ᚴᚢᛋᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements