As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the main hull of a ship, opp. to róðrar-húfr, N. G. L. ii. 283.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᚾ-ᚼᚢᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)