As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f., mod. úlpa, a kind of outer cloak, a fur cloak as it seems; ólpu eðr kápu, Jb. 187; græn ólpa, Fms. ii. 16, Fs. 92 (in a verse); loð-ólpa (q. v.), a fur cloak; á þá mynd sem ólpa eðr loðkápa, Mag. 63; ólpu-maðr, a cloaked man, Fms. ii. 17.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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