As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Engl. squeal and squall; cp. skjal and sköll]:—a squalling, noisy talk, Edda 110; horna-skvol, Eb. 13 new Ed.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
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