As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a throwing by hand, opp. to bogaskot (shooting from a bow), Eb. 308, Fas. ii. 513, Fms. vi. 84, Bs. i. 621, Fb. i. 485.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚾᛏ-ᛋᚴᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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