As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- möttul-skaut (mǫttul-skaut)
- n. a mantle-skirt, Korm. 214 (as also the verse), Fms. vi. 243.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, möttul-skaut may be more accurately written as mǫttul-skaut.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᛏᛏᚢᛚ-ᛋᚴᛅᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.