As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
skauti Old Norse word can mean:
- a, m. a kercbief used as a purse by knitting all four corners together so as to make a bag (see knýti-skauti), Háv. 43, Bs. i. 337, 340.
- 2. the square piece of wood fastened on an oar where it moves in the rowlock so as to keep the oar from rubbing is in western Icel. called skauti; það er einn skautinn af árinni.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᚢᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
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