As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a score-axe, Km. (for skeribíldr); in the phrase, skor-bíldar ganga í e-u, the axe has been shaving off much, i. e. we have had great losses, Ld. 60.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᚱ-ᛒᛁᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Kráku-mál. (A. III.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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