As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. the hole in the mast-head through which the halyard went; vinda segl við húnboru, to hoist the sail, Fær. 203.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚾ-ᛒᚢᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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