As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a bolt, bar, of a door, FmS. ii. 223, Dropl. 29, 30, Ó. H. 135, MS. 655 ix. B. 2: a war-engine, SkS. 388.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛚᛅᚴ-ᛒᚱᛅᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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