As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a mark-stone, landmark, Gþl. 286, 543, Eg. 492 (of a battle field): stones laid to mark a spot, Bs. i. 346.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚱᚴ-ᛋᛏᛁᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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