As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a chopping block, Vápn. 24, Bs. i. 696.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛅᛚ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Vápnfirðinga Saga. (D. II.)