As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Engl. sluice; Dan. slug; cp. Germ. schlucht], the sluice by which the water is led to the wheel of a water-mill, B. K. 81, D. n. iv. 536; hann var mylnu-vörðr ok hafði vaktað slok (sloa Ed.) undir mylnurnar, Post. 246 (the printed Ed.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛚᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- B. K.
- Björgynjar Kálfskinn. (J. II.)
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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