As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and fleki, a, m. a ‘flake,’ esp. a hurdle or shield wicker-work, used for defence in battle, Fms. ix. 30 (v. l.), 421, Hkr. ii. 11, Sks. 416 B.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛚᛅᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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