As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- sax-bönd (sax-bǫnd)
- n. pl. the cross timbers in the prow, n. G. l. i. 100.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, sax-bönd may be more accurately written as sax-bǫnd.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᛋ-ᛒᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)