As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the midship, waist of a ship, Fms. i. 158, xi. 102; miðskips ár, n. G. l. i. 59; cp. Engl. midshipman.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚦ-ᛋᚴᛁᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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