Old Norse Dictionary - öl-kjóll

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

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

öl-kjóll (ǫl-kjóll)
m. an ‘ale-ship,’ of the big cauldron, Hým.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Hýmis-kviða. (A. I.)
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