As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a compass, sketch, Stj. 62, Pr. 436: mod. a ship glass.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛘᛒᛅᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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