Old Norse Dictionary - öl-bekkr

Meaning of Old Norse word "öl-bekkr" (or ǫl-bekkr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

öl-bekkr (ǫl-bekkr)
m. an ale-bench, drinking-bench; sitja á ölbekki, to sit drinking, Fms. vii. 227.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öl-bekkr may be more accurately written as ǫl-bekkr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚ-ᛒᛁᚴᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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