As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. the ‘shield-rim,’ i. e. the line of shields along the gunwale of a ship (skip skarat skjöldum), Orkn. 104 (in a verse), Fms, vi. (in a verse), xi. 140 (read. skjaldrimna).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛅᛚᛏ-ᚱᛁᛘ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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