As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the ‘shield-tail,’ the lower part of an oblong shield, Ld. 78, Glúm. 333, Fas. i. 515.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛅᛚᛏᛅᚱ-ᛋᛒᚢᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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