As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. an iron (weapon) inlaid with mál, Fms. iii. 223, Fas. i. 414.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᛚᛅ-ᛁᛅᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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