As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Engl. shambles; Scot. skamyll, a bench; Dan. skammel = a foot-stool]:—prop. a bench, whence a foot-stool; see fót-skemill.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛘᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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