As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the cartilage of the breast-bone, Edda 76, Bs. i. 378.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᛅᚴ-ᛒᚱᛁᚢᛋᚴᛅ
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.)
- Edda. (C. I.)