As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the ‘fore-haft’ of a hammer, Edda 70, Fb. iii. 427.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᛋᚴᛁᛒᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
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