As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a promontory, (cp. Furness in Lancashire), Orkn. 442.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᚾᛁᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary
Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)