As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or nestla, u, f. [nisti], a loop to fasten a cloak or the like, Þorf. Karl. ch. 7: mod. hnezla or hnesla, passim.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᛋᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Þorf. Karl.
- Þorfinns Saga Karlsefnis. (D. II.)
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