Old Norse Dictionary - öl-tappr

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

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

öl-tappr (ǫl-tappr)
(öl-tappari), m. an ale-tapster, D. N. ii. 133.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

D. N.
Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
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