As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- föl (fǫl)
- n. [fölr], a thin covering of snow, Fb. ii. 149, 154, Fbr. 31 new Ed.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, föl may be more accurately written as fǫl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)