As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [Germ. scheiter-haufen], a pile of fire-wood, Dropl. 29, Fs. 5, Fas. ii. 424, Landn. 179.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚦᛅ-ᚼᛚᛅᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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