Festar-hæll

Old Norse Dictionary - festar-hæll

Meaning of Old Norse word "festar-hæll" in English.

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

festar-hæll
m. a fastening pin, put in the eye of the rope to secure it, Edda 20, Grág. i. 150, Grett. 141.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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