As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skötu-barð (skǫtu-barð)
- n. a skate’s flap.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skötu-barð may be more accurately written as skǫtu-barð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᛏᚢ-ᛒᛅᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements